Functional Skills ICT Level 1

About the course

This qualification is a requirement for any member of the Royal Artillery wanting to complete a Level 2 apprenticeship in Telecoms. If you are a veteran or a dependant, then our Level 1 course is a great course for you to start developing your ICT skills.

The qualification has been designed to equip you with the confidence and ability to use ICT systems and tools, and find, select, develop, present, and communicate information.

The Level 1 Award is a nationally recognised civilian qualification, and the level is equivalent to GCSE grades D - G. By achieving your Functional Skills ICT Level 1 you will:

  • Increase your chances of promotion
  • Improve your job prospects for future employment
  • Extend your knowledge


Overview of content:

  • Using ICT
  • Finding and selecting information
  • Developing, presenting and communicating information

How long is the course?

5 days classroom study.


Free to those on a RA apprenticeship or £150, but only £30 if you use your SLC.


You will complete a formal assessment at the end of the course to test your skills.

Where do I study?

The course takes place at your regiment’s/nearest RACPD Learning Centre.

What's next

Functional Skills ICT Level 2

Other details

The course fee includes one free resit. After that any additional resits cost £15 each for non-apprenticeship learners.


Speak to either your Personal Development Advisor or your Learning Centre Manager. Details of your regiment’s/nearest Learning Centre can be found here.