Key information

Qualification Name

BCS Entry Level Award in Computer and Online Basics (ITQ) (Entry 3)


QAN (Accreditation Number)

Qualification Aim
Requires the learner to demonstrate basic knowledge of using a computer and display the skills needed to complete some basics or everyday tasks in a confident way.



Syllabus (PDF)


Facts and figures
Accreditation no:
NQF Level: Entry 3
Guided Learning Hours (GLH): 24
Total Qualification Time (TQT):
Certification fee per candidate:
Included in registration fee
Entry age:
Accredited for the following age groups:
Pre-16, 16-18, 18+
Credit value:
3 credits
Qualification review date: 31/08/14


Unit Titles:

Mandatory units

  • Computer Basics
  • Online Basics



Portfolio of evidence



Qualification comes with a workbook which the learner can use to record their progress and keep once they have completed the qualification.


Who is this qualification appropriate for?

  • Pre-16
  • 16-18
  • 18+
  • Adult Learning
  • NEETs
Qualification withdrawal
Please note that following a review of our qualifications portfolio, we will be withdrawing some of our qualifications between now and December 2018. Please click on the link below for information on the full list of qualifications that we are withdrawing. If you have any questions regarding the qualifications that are being withdrawn, then we are happy to discuss it with you. Full contact details can also be found by clicking the link.
Changes to our qualifications portfolio