TLM

TLM 2 Certificate for IT Users in Open systems and Enterprise

In this IT qualification students gain many essential and effective skills which help them to use IT more efficiently in other subjects. and in this digital age, the ability to use IT is paramount This qualification is not only useful for life after school but it is also creative and engaging. It is a ‘hands on course’ where students can use their imagination and flair.

Units covered in the TLM level 2 Certificate for IT Users in Open systems and Enterprise are:

Unit 1: Improving productivity (assessed through coursework). In this unit, students will:

  • Plan select and use appropriate IT systems and software to meet needs
  • Review and adapt the ongoing use of IT tools and systems to make sure that activities are successful.
  • Develop and test solutions to improve the ongoing use of IT tools and systems

Unit 7: Word processing (assessed through coursework). In this unit, students will:

  • Enter and combine text and other information accurately within word processing documents
  • Create and modify layout and structures for word processing documents
  • Use word processing software tools to format and present documents effectively to meet requirements

Unit 10: Presentation Software (assessed through coursework). In this unit, students will:

  • Input and combine text and other information within presentation slides
  • Use presentation software tools to structure, edit and format slide sequences
  • Prepare slideshow for presentation

Unit 12: Desktop Publishing (assessed through coursework). In this unit, students will:

  • Select and use appropriate designs and page layouts for publications.
  • Input and combine text and other information within publications.
  • Use desktop publishing software techniques to edit and format publications.

Exam unit (online exam) - 1 exam which will be taken in May 2018. Students will study:

  • Types of Audience
  • Purpose of different IT applications and knowing the different file types
  • The strengths and weaknesses when presenting information in different software
  • Specific software and its benefits
  • Sharing information using IT
  • Using IT for project work
  • Copyright Licences and Patents
  • Direct and Indirect Costs
  • SMART targets
  • Acceptable User Policy