BTEC Level 1 Introductory Diploma in Information Technology

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Course Specifics

Category:
Digital Technologies
Level:
Level 1
Audience:
16-18 School Leavers
Attendance:
Full-time
Duration:
1 year
Interview Required:
Yes
Starts:
Continuous
Age 16-18 Cost:
N/A
Age 19 or Over:
1080.0
Funding Assisted:
Yes dependant on your circumstances
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Course overview

Key modules on this course include:

  • Career Progression
  • Working in Business and Administration
  • Website Software
  • Creating Digital Images
  • Developing Multimedia Products

Who is this course for?

This qualification is designed for students who want to gain an insight into the application of IT in a range of careers. This is an entry qualification and requires 3 * GCSE Grade F/1 or equivalent. Learners who have not already achieved Maths and English at grade C/4 or above will continue these studies alongside the main programme.

Entry qualifications

This is an entry qualification and requires 3 * GCSE Grade F/1 or equivalent. Learners who have not already achieved Maths and English at grade C/4 or above will continue these studies alongside the main programme.

What other experience will I gain?

Students in Digital Technologies benefit from using a range of modern hardware and software with free subscription to Microsoft Dreamspark and Office 365 which allows access to the latest programs from home. Students at all levels have the opportunity to be involved with live projects connecting college to the local community, many taken through our three internal businesses. Students will learn wider skills such as planning, organisation, teamwork and presentation skills.

Where will this lead?

Upon successful completion of this course, many of our students progress onto level 2 Information Creative Technologies but this course can be used to gain access to other cross-college level 2 programmes, traineeships or apprenticeships.

What are my career options?
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