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Higher Education Computing students Bedford College

We’re sure to have a course that suits you

Whether you’re completely new to computers or want to brush up your existing IT skills, we’re sure to have a course that suits you. Our IT training centres, based in Bedford, Corby and Kettering are professional, adult learning environments, located in easy to access venues.

Computing and IT Bedford College Adult Full-time student

ITQ Level 1 Certificate

This course is aimed at learners who are experienced in using computers to send and receive emails, or to browse the internet, and now need to gain the skills needed to work in a modern office. You will learn to use the most commonly used Microsoft Office programmes and develop your computer skills beyond starter level in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft PowerPoint.

You will also have the opportunity to complete one or more units in:

  • Sending and receiving email messages
  • Using the internet to find information
  • Keeping safe online
  • Getting the most out of your mobile phone.
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ITQ Level 2 Extended Certificate

This course is aimed at learners who have either achieved the Level 1 Certificate or already have experience, and a good understanding of Microsoft Office programmes. You will learn to develop your computer skills beyond intermediate level in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft PowerPoint.

You will also complete the following Level 1 units:

  • Sending and receiving email messages
  • Using the internet to find information
  • Keeping safe online
  • Getting the most out of your mobile phone.