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L1 IT Level 1 | BTEC Introductory Diploma in Information Technology

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Unconditional Places to Full-Time Applicants

Due to the uncertainty around how long the Covid-19 outbreak will last, it has been agreed for the immediate future that we will be offering unconditional places to full-time (not University Level) applicants who apply to SGS College.

Once you apply for your course, you will receive a communication offering you a place.

You just need to accept the offer, if you wish to.

We will then be in touch to discuss the offer once the Covid-19 risk reduces.



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

How will I know how I am doing?

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

What do I need to join?

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

Maths & English

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


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: Friday 10th July 2020 @ 8.41am (16 hours ago)

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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 [email protected]

Sep 2020
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Sep 2020
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