Microsoft ITQ Entry Level 3 - Excel Spreadsheets Unit (Flexible Learning) Print this page

Dates: Flexible
Days: Flexible
Sessions: 1
Centre: Sutton - Sutton
Course Code: S34005C06NV
Fees: Standard - £95.00
Concessionary - £95.00

Course Information

Introductory info

Understand the basics of Microsoft Word in this Entry Level 3 course leading to the unit qualification.

This Flexible Learning course is ideal for those who want a recognised qualification in Microsoft Office Skills but cannot commit to a weekly class.

What are the overall aims of the course?

At E3, the emphasis is on developing a solid base around the creation and editing of spreadsheets, which is directed by the content of the study text.

You will also learn how to make appropriate printouts and manage your files at an elementary level. Each unit to be completed in 5 weeks.

What will I learn on the course?

Create, edit, format, save and print spreadsheets including the use of a simple formula appropriate to the level of study using Microsoft Excel 2013 or later.

An adviser or appointed tutor will give you more information about the course at your approval interview/assessment.

Each course is directed by a text specially prepared for this level of qualification.

Are there any entry requirements?

It is expected that candidates will have reached the standard one level below the level at which is to be studied – Learn My Way or equivalent required here.

A reasonable level of literacy is required in English to be able to access the learning materials.

Do I need to attend a course approval interview/assessment before I can join this course?

If my course requires a Course Approval interview/assessment, what do I do?

As this course leads to a qualification, you will be required to attend a course approval interview.

This is to ensure the course is suitable for you. You may also be asked to complete a test/tests.

To be considered for a place on this course, you will need to make an application by clicking on ‘Apply’. If you do not already have an account with Sutton College, you will need to create one before you can make an application.

When you click on ‘Apply’ for this course, you will be asked for some further information. You will then be emailed a link which will enable you to book a Course Approval date and time.

How will I be taught?

Flexible Learning.

This course is supported self-study from the text with a tutor available when requested. There is a one hour taught session included in the price of each unit.

How will my progress be checked?

Your work will be assessed by your tutor. There is no set examination; every set assignment undertaken is work submitted for the qualification. There are assignments in each unit fully described in the texts.

Whenever work is submitted, feedback on individual performance will be provided on each piece of work. Evidence of this feedback is required and therefore all email contact must be kept for this purpose ideally within a single conversation for each assignment.

Does the course have any features I should be aware of?

All students must take the accreditation, the cost of which is included in the course fee. This course is a ‘Flexible Learning’ course, which means you will not be attending College at set times.

Your tutor will agree with you the times when you will be required to attend tutorials or assessment sessions.

What do I need to bring with me to class?

You will be issued with a text which can be studied at home, at work or in Sutton College's iCLICK Centre where there is usually someone to consult if necessary. Note: iCLICK Advisers are not available to teach.
Your tutor is also your teacher if necessary, but this will be charged at £35 per hour over and above the one hour covered by your enrolment.
You can buy additional hours of tuition if you require them through our ‘One to One Tuition’ course.

How do I find out if I can get some support for my learning?

Additional Learning Support (ALS) may be made available for learners who, at the time of assessment and/or enrolment, declare a difficulty or disability that may affect their learning. Our service can support learners in English, maths, who are dyslexic, deaf or hearing impaired or who have evidence of other medical issues impacting on learning.

Learners can also find information about financial and child care support from the Customer Enquiry Centre or at

All learners are entitled to use our iCLICK - Computer & Digital Learning Centre. For more information please see or contact

You will be issued with a Sutton College e-mail address, which will give you access to Sutton College’s Virtual Learning Environment, called VERA.

There is free guest Wi-Fi available in the College

Can I receive advice and guidance about further education opportunities and careers?

To find out more about what may be available to you please contact our Advice Team.

What can I do after the course has finished?

Consult with your tutor. In general, moving to another E3 unit or the next level. Each E3 unit to be completed in 5 weeks.

What should I do if I have any questions?

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