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Essential Skills/ESOL

Essential Skills - Information Communication and Technology Level 1 and 2

Start Date: December 2020
Code: C63 ESSICT

  • For Business
  • Online


Duration: Flexible Online
Start date: December 2020
End date: 31st March 2021

Fee for 2020/2021 Academic Year:


This course is fully funded by the Department for the Economy, under the Skills Intervention Programme, to support those who are resident in Northern Ireland and jobs have been affected by Covid-19.  This course is a part of a suite of free online accredited courses that the College is offering, providing an opportunity to individuals or companies through Skills Focus funding (eligibility criteria applies) to upskill, retrain and gain a qualification with no costs associated.

Information for Employers

If you are a company that has been affected by Covid-19 you may be eligible for 100% Skills focus funding.  Eligibility criteria applies.


Essential Skills in ICT aims to give learners the opportunity to develop practical computer skills to use in their current or future workplace and for their own personal need.  This qualification will help learners to access the internet and exchange emails, help with homework, develop personally and improve self-confidence, get a job and a promotion.


    IT requirements to access online courses.

  • Learners must be at least aged 16 years of age on or before 1 July 2020.
  • There are no formal qualification requirements.

Course Registration

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