ISCE3 – VTCT (Skillsfirst) Entry Level Certificate IT Skills for Work (Entry 3) (RQF)

Qualification summary

This qualification has been developed for the widest range of learners possible: young people and adults, those who are pre-employment, in employment or between jobs. It has been designed to meet the needs of learners who wish to seek, gain and retain employment within a business environment or progress to further learning. The range of units contained in this qualification allow you to learn, develop and practise IT skills required for employment and provide valuable accreditation of skills and/or knowledge for you, without requiring or proving occupational competence.

This qualification will also allow you to develop the basic knowledge and skills of selected IT activities which will prove invaluable toward your own personal and career development.

On completion of the Entry Level Certificate in IT Skills for Work (Entry 3) (RQF), you may progress into further learning, employment or onto VTCT (Skillsfirst) vocationally-based qualifications, such as the:

  • Level 1 Certificate in Skills for Employment (RQF)
  • Level 1 Certificate in Developing Employability Skills (RQF)

or similar vocationally-based qualifications.

This qualification does not require you to have any prior qualifications or levels of previous learning. There is no minimum age requirement for this qualification.

For contact details of the training providers and colleges that offer this qualification in your local area, please email our customer service team.

VTCT (Skillsfirst) Entry Level Certificate in IT Skills for Work (Entry 3) (RQF) Handbook

Qualification structure

Learners must achieve all 13 credits from Group M.

Minimum Guided Learning Hours (GLH) are 106

Total Qualification Time (TQT) is 130

Qualification numberQualification reference
ISCE3 601/0371/1 

Group M – mandatory units

unit no.
unit no.
Unit titleUnit LevelCredit Value
Y/501/6921DP1Planning for progressionEntry 33
H/501/6923DP3Career planning and making applicationsEntry 33
A/507/9154DP37Conduct at workEntry 31
Y/502/0189ITE1Computer basicsEntry 31
J/502/0172ITE2Using emailEntry 31
F/502/0171ITE3Using the InternetEntry 31
A/502/0167ITE4Word processing softwareEntry 32
F/503/2806WO92Searching for a jobEntry 31

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