This is a practical course covering the use of application software and practical skills in using ICT.
Units will include:
You will also have classes in mathematics and English. You will have a personal tutor who will provide help with personal development and careers advice.
The Level 1 certificate can start to prepare you for a career which uses IT. You can progress on to a Level 2 course such as BTEC Level 2 Diploma in IT. You will also obtain additional qualifications in mathematics and in English.
Through assignments, own study, videos, guest speakers, practical work, theory work carried out over the period of the course. Specific units are deisgned to meet the needs of students at the appropriate level.
All units are coursework based.
No costs for equipment although students will be expected to provide their own folders and pens etc.
Level 1 Certificate in Vocational Studies (ICT)
Students are expected to study for 16 hours per week, normally across 3 days - there is an expectation that students will do an additional number of self study hours.
All applicants will take a language and numeracy assessment and will be interviewed. You may also be given an IT test.
If you are aged 19+ and you are interested in this course please see our ESOL & EFL provision.
The Education Funding Authority has allocated money to colleges to support students who are on low incomes or the dependent of parents on a low income, and need support towards their course-related costs or essential living costs or are facing financial difficulty.
For further information click here.For further information on financial support for Looked after Children, Care Leavers and estranged young people, click here.