Learn the basic IT skills that are required in most office jobs!
Learn by watching short video lessons
The course is made up of short bite-sized video lessons. You’ll learn step-by-step and won’t be overloaded with too much information and jargon.
Download practice files and exercises
You’ll be able to download the files used in the video lessons and try out what you’ve been shown. Additional exercises are also available to download for extra practice.
Get tutor support
You’ll get 1-to-1 email support from an EC-PC Tutor if you need it. Enhanced support is available if your query is not resolved by email – your EC-PC Tutor will arrange a 1-to-1 remote session to put you back on track.
You’ll get an e-certificate for each module that you pass. Complete all the required modules and you’ll obtain the EC-PC Office IT Basic User Certificate.
You’ll need to have some existing basic skills using Microsoft Office, eg be able to open a Microsoft Word document and make basic changes. You’ll need a Windows PC, with a reliable broadband connection, installed with Microsoft 365. The recommended browser to view the course is Google Chrome.
When does the course start?
The course has a flexible start date – you can join the course at any time.
How long does it take to complete the course?
You’ll work through the lessons for each module at your own pace. As a rough estimate if you complete a few lessons a day then the course would take a few months to complete.
What is the pass mark for each module assessment?
The pass mark is 70%.
What happens if I fail an assessment?
We’ll tell you the topics that you need to revise. When you’re ready you can resit the assessment.
Is there a time limit to complete the course?
You’ll get 12 months to complete the course.
Will I be able to access the video lessons after I complete the course?
Yes, you’ll be able to login to the course for 12 months from your start date.