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IT — Functional Skills

Course information

This course is designed to equip you with the skills and tools required in a digital world. Most jobs today use some aspect of IT, from basic to extensive. The E3 and L1 functional skills in IT will allow you to progress to Level 2 courses, and will support you in the world of work.
You will learn how to use computer hardware and software applications, open and save different types of files and use and change passwords. You will also search web-based sources of information and understand the need to stay safe and respect others when using IT based communication. This course is an excellent starter for those interested in developing existing IT and digital skills.
Please note that this course is aimed at unemployed adults.


E3 Functional Skills IT
Level 1 Functional Skills IT

This course leads to...

Level 1 Diploma Digital and Computing Technologies
Level 2 Digital and Computing Technologies

Entry Requirements

This course is aimed at unemployed adults. There are no formal entry requirements, just a genuine interest in learning and developing IT skills.

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Further Information...

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You can contact us online via or call us at any point on 0151 252 3000 with any queries you may have – we’re here to help.


Course ID: 164060

Course Year: 21/22

Course Duration: 10 Weeks


If you are 16-18 years old at the start of your course, studying at The City of Liverpool College is free. If you are aged between 19-23 and don’t already hold a qualification equivalent to 5 GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above, and you need to study at Entry or Level 1 to progress to Level 2, you won't have to pay any fees for this course.

Aged 19 or over and unemployed or earning less than £18,135 a year? You may also qualify to join this course for free. To find out more, contact our admissions team on 0151 252 3000 or at

Fee for21/22 is 150.00
In future years this fee may be subject to change.

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