What’s it all about?

This is an IT level 2 qualification which enables you to progress to higher levels.

No prior qualifications are needed as you will be required to complete an Initial assessment at enrolment. This will determine the level you enrol on.

You will be taught the ICT skills needed to gain employment or progress to further education using a range of online and paper resources.
You will plan and use appropriate IT systems and software applications to meet requirements and choose suitable software tools to reflect the most productive use of IT.

The time scale would vary depending on delivery type.

Various days and times throughout the year.
Classes are usually weekly.
1 to 1 sessions take place at appointment times to suit you - usually once a week.
Distance learning - we advise you allocate dedicated study time on a weekly basis to fit around your commitments.

The Improving Productivity Using IT Level 2 unit qualification aims to provide you with the ICT practical skills required in work, education and everyday life.

Improving Productivity Using IT


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Street Cleaners

Workers in this unit group clean, sweep and remove refuse from public thoroughfares.

Medium Salary

£ 21554

350 people employed as Street Cleaners in the current year.

Cleaners and Domestics

Cleaners and domestics clean interiors of private houses, shops, hotels, schools, offices and other buildings.

Medium Salary

£ 19011

24092 people employed as Cleaners and Domestics in the current year.

Other Elementary Services Occupations n.e.c.

Workers in this unit group perform a variety of elementary services occupations not elsewhere classified in MINOR GROUP 927: Other Elementary Services Occupations.

Medium Salary

£ 17840

1945 people employed as Other Elementary Services Occupations n.e.c. in the current year.

98%of our students progress to a positive destination

(*Destination data for Sunderland College students aged 16-18, academic year 2017/18).

Why choose Sunderland College?

Our achievement rates are well above the national average.

We are the College of the Year.

(*Top college nationally for BTECs, Pearson 2019)

100% of our HND and HNC students progressed to employment or further study. 

(*Destination data, academic year 2016/17, HNC 19+)

We have recently invested £50 million in our facilities.