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Full-time L1 IT Level 1 | BTEC Introductory Diploma in Information Technology

You probably use IT on a daily basis, directly via your phone or computer, or indirectly when you pay with your card in a shop or stream a programme on your TV. This course aims to develop learners’ abilities in IT by offering a wide range of units from all aspects of the IT world. Our expe...

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AvailabilityAll Full-time Further Education courses commence in September each year. If you can't find what you're looking for or require further assistance, please contact our Admission team 01453 761165 or email admissions@sgscol.ac.uk

When Times Where Level Day Fee UCAS Code Institution Code How to apply?
September 2020Filton Campus1Apply Online

Tuition Fees

16-18

Between the ages of 16-18 you do not need to pay tuition or exam fees for your course.

19-23

If you are between the ages of 19 and 23 and have not achieved a full Level 2 or Level 3 qualification before, then you may be entitled to a Legal Entitlement to cover the cost of your tuition, exam and material fees.

19+ (English or Maths Course etc.)

If you are 19 or over and taking an English or Maths course up to an including Level 2, and have not previously achieved a GCSE Grade A* to C or grade 4 or higher, then you may be entitled to a Legal Entitlement to cover the cost of your tuition, exam and material fees.

19+ (Level 2 Course or Below etc.)

If you are aged 19 or over and studying a level 2 course or below, you may be entitled to a Low Income/Benefit Waiver. If awarded, this Waiver will cover your tuition, exam and material fees.

19+ (Level 3 Course or Above etc.)

If you are aged 19 or over and studying on a level 3 course or above, and the Level 3 Legal Entitlement does not apply, you will need to pay the full cost of the course. You may however be eligible to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan to help with the tuition fees.

Please make arrangements to pay your course fee costs at the time of enrolment. Payment is due prior to the start of your course. The option to pay via an instalment plan is available if required. Please contact the College directly for the most up to date course fees – these may be subject to change.

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Summary

You probably use IT on a daily basis, directly via your phone or computer, or indirectly when you pay with your card in a shop or stream a programme on your TV. This course aims to develop learners’ abilities in IT by offering a wide range of units from all aspects of the IT world. Our experienced and friendly teaching team will help you to learn a range of IT skills:

  • Improving productivity
  • IT user fundamentals
  • IT communication fundamentals
  • IT software fundamentals
  • Imaging software
  • Desktop publishing software
  • Using the internet
  • Using email
  • Presentation software
  • Website software
  • Multimedia software
  • Spreadsheet software
  • Word processing software

What do I need to join?

You will need 3 GCSEs at grade 2 or above, with English and Maths being desirable.

How will I know how I am doing?

You will receive coursework grades and frequent feedback from your tutors.

Maths & English

As part of the programme, and vital to future employment and progression, learners will undertake maths and English qualifications.

Employability

Personal skills development, plus many useful IT skills.

What can I do next?

Learners can progress onto a Level 2 IT qualification following the successful completion of their Level 1 programme, or apply for an apprenticeship in a related field. In both instances, learners will receive support from tutors and our Careers Team.

What are my career options?

With further training or study, you can enter employment at a junior level in careers such as IT support or web development.

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Course information last updated: Tuesday 12th November 2019 @ 10.50am (5 days ago)

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