IT Skills QQI Level 4

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the
knowledge, skill and competence to use applications in
information technology. It is designed to develop skills in data
entry, word processing, and using the internet.

Learning Objectives

The Learner will be able to: Explain a range of information technology concepts and terminology; Describe the impact of information technology on personal life and working or community life; Manage files, folders or directories using a range of common file management features to include create, rename, delete, copy, move, locate and save to range of drives; Use a data entry application to enter data using text, alpha, numeric and special characters to a minimum speed of 15 words per minute; Format text using a range of format tools; Enhance text using a range of enhancement tools; Edit a block of text using a range of editing tools to include move, copy and delete; Navigate specific internet sites through a browser with specific links identified; Use a range of functions in a webmail application to create, reply, cc, bcc, and add attachments to emails; Manage a personal email account to include inbox, read/unread, deleted items, trash, drafts, and contacts/address book.


Successful learners will receive a QQI level 4 minor award. The course involves 4 days of classroom time and 10 days of self directed learning.

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IT Skills QQI Level 4