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ITeC Training Introduction

  1. 1. Training Programme First Training Day
  2. 2. WBL All Age Programmes <ul><li>Skill Build </li></ul><ul><li>FMA </li></ul><ul><li>MODA </li></ul><ul><li>REACT </li></ul>
  3. 3. Occupational Taster <ul><li>One Month </li></ul><ul><li>Module 1 – Confidence Building/Communications </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Structure of course, including Key Skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Introduction to ITeC resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Self Assessment, learning skills and personal learning style </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Produce Personal Development plan </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Basic IT Concepts </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Module 2 – Develop ICT Skills </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Develop wordprocessing skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Application taster: PowerPoint </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Application taster: Spreadsheets </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Extension: Intro to Databases (optional) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Extension: Intro to File Management (optional) </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Occupational Taster (Cont…) <ul><li>Module 3 – Basic Skills (integrated within ICT) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Attend Basic Skills Workshops for Numeracy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Literacy integrated workshops: Writing and proofreading, blog posts, CV, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Module 4 – Career Guidance </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Job Search Skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CV writing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Talks by guest speakers, e.g. Remploy, Careers Wales, SCVS. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Module 5 – e-Community </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Intro to Internet, search skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Online safety and security </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Introduction to Email. Outlook and webmail </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Other messaging features. E.g. IM/Twitter </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use of ALISON for application skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use of Moodle and ITeC Blog </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Progression <ul><li>Further two months </li></ul><ul><li>Qualifications we offer: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>E-Quals Certificate for IT Users Level 1/2 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ECDL Part I and II </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Business Administration Level 2 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>eQuals IT Practitioner Level 1/2 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Key Skills Improve Own Learning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Key Skills ICT </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Additional qualifications can be achieved </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. C&G Equals – Certificate for IT Users Level 1 <ul><li>Designed for those learners who have no, or very few, ICT skills </li></ul><ul><li>Designed to help you become familiar with everyday computer packages </li></ul><ul><li>Consists of 3 modules </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ICT Principles (mandatory) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wordprocessing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Optional module (to be discussed) </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. C&G Equals – Diploma for IT Users Level 2 <ul><li>Designed for those learners who have previous ICT skills and qualifications </li></ul><ul><li>Designed to equip you with the relevant skills within an ICT environment </li></ul><ul><li>Consists of 3 modules </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ICT Principles (mandatory) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wordprocessing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Optional module (to be discussed) </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. ECDL (BCS) Part I and II <ul><li>Designed for those learners who have good existing ICT skills </li></ul><ul><li>ECDL Part 1 – consists of 3 modules </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Basic Concepts of IT </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>File Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Internet and eMail </li></ul></ul><ul><li>ECDL Part II – consists of a further 5 modules </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Access Excel, PowerPOint) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Using IT (theory) </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. C&G Diploma in Business Administration Level 2 <ul><li>Designed for learners working towards a career in business administration or management. </li></ul><ul><li>Business and Administration (2 units) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Supporting the Business Environment. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Working Effectively Within the Business Environment . </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1 written assignment and 1 online multiple choice exam </li></ul></ul><ul><li>E-quals for IT users </li></ul><ul><ul><li>4 level 1 assignments or </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2 level 2 assignments or </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1 level 2 assignments and 2 level 1 assignments. </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. C&G Equals – Certificate for IT Practitioners Level 1 <ul><li>Designed for those learners who have few or no existing technical skills and/or qualifications </li></ul><ul><li>Designed to cover: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>introduction to building and maintaining PCs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>installing operating systems and applications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>identifying parts of a computer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>troubleshooting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>disposing of unwanted spare parts safely </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Consists of 2 mandatory modules </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dismantle, assemble, install and maintain a system </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fundamentals of computing systems and customer care </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. C&G Equals – Diploma for IT Practitioners Level 2 <ul><li>Designed for those learners who have some existing technical skills and/or qualifications </li></ul><ul><li>Designed to cover: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>customer care </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>maintaining equipment and systems </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>installing, configuring and maintaining hardware and software </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>systems testing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>working to industry-standard repair procedures </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Consists of 4 modules </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Customer Support Provision (mandatory) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3 optional modules (to be discussed) </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Adult Learners Framework eQuals for IT Users (option 1) * Additional KeySkills could be achieved if time permits Communication / Application of Number Occupational Taster City and Guilds Certificate for IT Users Keyskills Improve Own Learning ICT Level 1/2 IT Principles (Mandatory) Theory Practical Assessment Option Unit (to be discussed with tutor) Wordprocessing
  13. 13. Adult Learners Framework (Option 2) * Additional KeySkills could be achieved if time permits Communication / Applications of Number Occupational Taster ECDL Part I (3 Modules) Keyskills Improve Own Learning ICT Level 1/2 ECDL Part II (5 Modules)
  14. 14. Key Skills 2004 <ul><li>Key Skills are for everyone, from learners in the workplace to chief executives in large companies. </li></ul><ul><li>They are the skills most commonly needed for success in education, training, work and life in general. </li></ul><ul><li>In developing Key Skills, people improve the quality of their learning as well as their actual work performance. </li></ul><ul><li>There are 6 Key Skills </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Information and Communication Technology (ICT) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Improving own learning and performance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Application of Number </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Communication </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Problem Solving (optional) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Working With Others </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Course Delivery <ul><li>Mixed Ability </li></ul><ul><li>Self Study </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Study Skills delivered as part of course </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Online resource e.g. Alison, Moodle </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Workshops </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Most will apply to more than one qualification / level </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Flexible assessment timing </li></ul>
  16. 16. Assessment Procedures <ul><li>Times: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Thursday PM as needed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Names taken Wednesday </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Requirements </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Unit record sheets assessed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Practice paper marked </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Marking </li></ul><ul><ul><li>2-5 working days </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Resits </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ECDL: Up to 4 attempts permitted </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>City & Guilds: Unlimited attempts, 7 day wait minimum </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. Expectations <ul><li>What we expect from trainees </li></ul><ul><li>Willingness to work hard and with a positive attitude </li></ul><ul><li>Punctuality and a good standard of attendance </li></ul><ul><li>Initiative – e.g don’t wait to be given work, offer help or suggestions </li></ul><ul><li>Take responsibility for own portfolio, including: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>collecting evidence </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>keeping things neatly stapled and holepunched </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>keeping development plans and unit record sheets up to date </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>getting work checked by a tutor when needed </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Be honest about any concerns – ask for help when needed </li></ul><ul><li>What trainees can expect from ITeC </li></ul><ul><li>Support in gaining the skills necessary to complete to course </li></ul><ul><li>Regular contact to discuss how the work is going and any problems </li></ul><ul><li>Timely assessment of work produced </li></ul><ul><li>Support in dealing with any problems </li></ul><ul><li>An honest appraisal of your progress </li></ul>
  18. 18. Thank you for your time

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