Get the IT skills you need to secure
your next job.

Gain an accredited City and Guilds ITQ Level 1 Qualification
with Strive Training.

Be confident in the IT skills your next employer is looking for and improve your job options. This fast track course is geared to those who have used computers before but want to improve their Microsoft Office skills and gain a qualification to demonstrate their ability. On completion, you will have the ability to utilise Microsoft Office with ease within all office and work environments.

The qualification combines up-to-date computer skills with the knowledge and confidence required to utilise them in a professional, safe and effective way.

The course is right for you if:

  • You would like to improve your job prospects
  • You have a small amount of experience with computers
  • You would like to gain more confidence in your IT skills
  • You would like an ITQ qualification to strengthen your CV
A City and Guilds qualification to boost your CV

On completion of this course, you will achieve a City and Guilds ITQ Level 1 qualification. City and Guilds are a leading skills development organisation. They help trainees develop practical skills to help in their careers. Their qualifications are valued by employers across the world.

What previous attendees say

Develop practical IT skills

The course is delivered by Strive Training and takes place in a professional environment at our teaching centre in Croydon.

ITQ is a new qualification based on today’s most widely used software packages:

  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Powerpoint

This is a 4 week course comprising of:

  • 2 weeks full time - 9:30 am - 4:30 pm,Monday to Friday
  • 2 weeks part time - 9:30 am - 1 pm,Monday to Friday

The course start date is 30th October 2017

Gain an industry-recognised IT qualification design to help you make the best possible use of technology at work.

The course focuses on five core areas:

  • IT User Fundamentals
    • Logging on and off computers
    • File management - location files, folders, USBs
    • It Equipment - Hardware / Software
    • Computer security
  • Spreadsheets
    • General – entering basic data, inserting/ deleting rows and columns, and more
    • Formulas – Totalling, IF functions, and more
    • Sorting and filtering
    • Formatting
    • Charts
  • Word
    • Inserting text, formatting text and more
    • Inserting images, and more
    • Tables
    • Editing a document
    • Columns
    • Setting margins
  • Presentations
    • Formatting
    • Images
    • Text Boxes - inserting, moving, resizing
    • Slides - duplicates, moving slides, and more
    • Auto shapes
  • Improving productivity
    • Strategic Microsoft decision making
    • Understanding which Microsoft Office software to use

Is your job search being limited by a lack of
computer knowledge?

Register now for just £399


Book by telephone:

07823 346 040

Important Information

Required knowledge

This course is for those who used computers bedore but would like more confidence in their skills

Start date

30th October 2017


This is a 4 week course, comprising of:

2 weeks Full Time: Monday - Friday. 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

2 weeks Part Time: Monday - Friday. 9:30 am - 12:00 pm




This course runs at our Strive Training Croydon education centre.