Practical ICT courses now available… GSAP will be hosting local IT courses run by experienced tutors from the North West Regional College in the New Year. If interested in gaining new ICT skills for work, home and personal use then book now to secure a place and we will be in touch with you in January. 1) OCN NI Award/Certificate in Information Technology Applications IT skills are now required by almost everyone for work, home and personal use. This qualification will enable you to make better use of ICT at home and will also be of benefit to those seeking employment as ICT applications are used widely in the workplace. Successful completion of the Award will allow progression to the level two Certificate which involves completing only two additional units! Learners can also progress to other IT courses based at NWRC subject to previous and current qualification(s) achieved. I.T. Communication Fundamentals: Use search techniques to source relevant information quickly and effectively. Solve ICT common problems and make good use of your email contacts and address book. Spreadsheet Software: Understand how to use spreadsheets to enter and organise data to keep track and help make good decisions. Present information in an attractive and interesting way, producing graphs and charts. Website Software: Design and create your own website. 2) OCN NI Award in Creative Arts & Digital Technologies. Gain new creative ICT skills for work, home and personal use. The creative Arts and Digital Technologies qualifications have been designed to meet the new skills of the sector as well as provide basic IT skills that will benefit you personally or in the world of work. UNITS Capturing, Editing & Presenting video sequences Create your very own moving image by using recording devices and editing software. When you complete your final masterpiece, you can keep it forever and share it with your friends and family via e-mail or social media. Unit includes: Using Recording devices to create video sequences Understanding file Formats Understanding Video editing software Understanding Copyright And much more…. Using Imaging software tools Understand the process of capturing/obtaining an image and combing information to create a piece of graphic design and develop skills using image manipulation software that can be used in print, animation and moving image (Film) Unit Includes: Inputting images into software Preparing images Understanding File Formats Editing techniques And Much More…. Film & Video production Use specialist equipment to create your very own semi-professional film. Teamwork skills in practice Understand the different roles and responsibilities within a team and how to contribute to achieve goals. Digital Creative Media/Arts is an innovative and creative area in which all learners can use a vast array of digital creative tools to create moving image, digital graphics, animation, websites and advertising to name a few. Please contact Minty Thompson at GSAP on 02871358787 if you require any for further information. Booking for this event has now closed.