What you'll Learn

The Diploma in IT User Skills Level 3 will develop your skills and understanding of ICT. The programme includes online technology systems, website production and multimedia software. This course is perfect for a career in the IT industry or to progress onto further learning at higher levels and university. This qualification comprises three mandatory units and a wide range of optional units including:
• Improving productivity using IT
• Using the Internet / Using Email
• Desktop Publishing Software
• Spreadsheet Software
• Database Software
• Presentation Software
• Website Software
• Multi media

Ideal If

The level 3 will support you to improve your computer skills offering access to a wide variety of employment opportunities. There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification. However, if you have already completed a qualification in a related subject at level 2 you may find it useful.

What to expect

The delivery will be done mainly at the workplace, with the off-the-job training accounting for at least 20% of your employed time. The assessor will regularly visit you at work to observe you performing relevant tasks and to carry out professional discussions. You will receive a login to an online portfolio.

Apprentices without level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this prior to completing the Apprenticeship.

What next

For those looking to follow a career in ICT this course provides you with the skills and knowledge for progression with a University course leading to a Degree.

On completion of this qualifications you can progress into senior positions in a wide range of ICT roles, including:

  • Internet/Web developer
  • IT product developer
  • Graphics Designer
  • IT first response
  • Marketing
  • Database Administrator

Apprenticeship Cost

There is no cost to the Apprentice

Levy Employer cost = £4,000.00

Non Levy Employer cost = £200.00 +VAT


About ATL

Achievement Training have been delivering high quality, local training in Apprenticeships over 20 years. We only work with businesses in Plymouth and the surrounding area – which means our workforce is concentrated where we need them to be.

This apprenticeship provides all the materials and digital solutions you need to sustain flexible delivery models that are cost effective, time efficient and meet the learning styles of your apprentices, ensuring they are motivated to be successful, productive in their role and are fully prepared for endpoint assessment.

Employ an Apprentice

Why should Employers get involved?

Apprenticeships can help businesses across all sectors by offering a route to harness fresh new employees. Apprenticeships ensure that your workforce has the practical skills and qualifications your organisation needs now and in the future. The mixture of on and off the job learning ensures they learn the skills that work best for your business. Apprenticeships deliver for businesses and help them grow by: Reducing training and recruitment costs, increasing productivity and your bottom line, developing a skilled motivated and qualified workforce, improving customer service results, providing financial return on investment.

Apprentices can be new or Existing staff!

ATL’s recruitment services are free!

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