Information Technology - Level 1 Introductory Diploma

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Start Date: 4 September 2023
Duration: 1 Year
Attendance: Full Time
Suitable for: School Leavers, Adults
Level: Level 1
Location: Tottenham Centre

ABOUT THE COURSE

Designed to be taken over one year, the Diploma offers learners the opportunity to study a range of units from different sectors in the suite, supporting progression on to further study. The purpose of these qualifications is to develop the transferable skills, attributes and behaviours needed for learners to progress to further study and ultimately to employment.

The qualifications are designed to be delivered in an applied way, bringing together appropriate content with practical and technical skills. As a Level 1 qualification, the pass standard requires learners to complete routine, simple and directed tasks by applying their knowledge and skills. It is expected that learners complete tasks fully under supervision, direction or with guidance. At merit and distinction levels, learners may be expected to complete tasks in greater detail or with greater confidence or independence. 

WHAT WILL I STUDY?

You will develop the following skills:

  • Developing Digital Information Using IT
  • Essential Digital Skills
  • Microsoft application
  • Using Digital Communication Technologies 
  • Creating a Spreadsheet to Solve Problems 
  • Creating a website 
  • Designing an Interactive Presentation 
  • Creating an Animation 
  • Developing English and Maths

WHAT WILL I NEED?

Four GCSEs at grade 2 or above, or Entry 3 qualification in computing

All applicants must have an initial assessment and interview to confirm that the course is suitable for them.

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

Assessment is continuous throughout the year and based on assignments and projects.

WHAT WILL IT COST?

School Leavers

If you will be aged 16, 17 or 18 on 31 August in the year you begin your course, and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, it will be FREE. Some courses will have other costs associated, such as for materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support when studying at college – please click here for more information.

Adults

Entry Level, Level 1, Level 2
If you will be aged 19 or older on 31 August in the year you begin your course, and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, your course will be FREE, regardless of your age or income. Some courses will have other costs associated, such as for materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support when studying at college – please click here for more information.

WHAT CAN I DO AFTER?

Progression to higher level courses, pre-apprenticeship or employment.

NOT SURE WHICH LEVEL
IS RIGHT FOR YOU?

Find out more about the courses and levels offered at the College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London!

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