IT User Skills NOCN Level 2 Certificate

Level 1 Diploma
Course Overview

The NOCN is a vocationally related qualification, where learners develop knowledge and understanding by applying their learning and skills in a work-related context. Additionally, they are popular and effective because they engage learners to take responsibility for their own learning and to develop skills that are essential for the modern-day workplace. These skills include: team working; working from a prescribed brief; working to deadlines; presenting information effectively; and accurately completing administrative tasks and processes.

You will study Maths and English language alongside your IT qualification.

Further Details

Course Location

Stockport College


College 16-18

Course Duration

Full-Time - 1 Year



5 GCSEs at grade 3 including Maths and English language (or equivalent Functional Skills).
The units to be studied may include:

Improving Productivity Using IT
Database Software
Imaging Software
IT Communication Fundamentals
IT Software Fundamentals
Optimise IT System Performance
Presentation Software
Set Up an IT System
Spreadsheet Software
Using Email
Website Software

Successful completion of this course gives students the grounding to progress onto a Level 3 course.

Successful completion of unit assessments.

This further education course is free for all 16-18 year olds who are resident in the UK and the European Economic Area for the last 3 years. (You must be under 19 on 31st August in the calendar year that you start your course).

19+ learners – please contact the Customer Services Team on 0300 300 0090 for course and fee information.

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