Entry Level 3 in IT

Everyday IT E3: BCS Entry Level Award in Digital Skills (ITQ) (Entry 3) (QCF) Entry Level 3 (BCS)


This is our basic IT qualification.  To achieve this qualification learners have to complete two mandatory and two optional units. 

The mandatory units are:

  • Computer Basics

  • Online Basics

The optional units are:

  • Digital Music

  • Digital Media

  • Digital Photograph

  • Social Networking


This course has been designed for people who have little to no experience using a computer and upon completion learners will achieve a qualification in Everyday IT E3: BCS Entry Level Award in Digital Skills (ITQ) (Entry 3) (QCF) Entry Level 3 (BCS)


Anyone wishing to enrol onto this course will have to attend centre for an initial interview where they will speak with a member of staff about this course and what will be expected of them in order to achieve this qualification. It will be during the initial interview that learners are registered as a member of Learndirect. Learners will also be registered with BCS – The Chartered Institute for IT.   We will provide learners with their own log in details and demonstrate how to log into the BCS Gemini website to access their learning.  We will discuss all policies and procedures, rules and regulations that affect all learners and the learning process.


All learning can be done remotely and will be monitored by us in centre.  All learners will be required to complete a minimum of 6 hours a week, every week, until they have completed all their learning and passed their exams.  All exams must be completed in centre.


Learners will study one unit at a time and will complete practice and live exams in both mandatory units and in the optional units they have chosen.  Learners have one hour to complete their live exam and will need to achieve 75% or higher to pass.  That is one hour per live exam at this level.