Functional Skills in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) at Entry 3 - 3748-03
These are qualifications for work, study and life. Achievement of these qualifications demonstrates a sound grasp of using technology and applying Information and Communication Technology (ICT) skills (Ofqual Qualification Number: 501/0638/7 and City & Guilds Qualification Number 3748) Content subsumes that of lower levels. Functional Skills criteria for ICT (Ofqual Oct 2011)
This person uses and interacts with ICT systems to meet given needs, use correct procedures to start and shut down an ICT system, input and output devices, and software applications to meet needs and solve given problems. Recognise and use interface features and change simple software settings. They can store information, open and save files and they know how to insert and remove media. They can follow safety and security practices, using and changing passwords, and minimising physical stress
This person can use simple searches to find information, Searching both stored information and web-based sources of information. They can select relevant information that matches the requirements of a given task.
This person can enter and develop different types of information to meet given needs, entering, editing and formatting information, including text, graphics, numbers or other digital content, to achieve the required outcome. Insert and position graphics or other digital content and process numbers to meet given needs. They can bring together different types of information for a given purpose, for print and for viewing on screen, checking for accuracy, meaning and suitability of information.
This person can use ICT-based communication, receiving, reading and sending electronic messages, using contacts. They understand the need to stay safe and to respect others when using ICT-based communication.