Information Creative Technologies Level 1
What entry requirements do I need?
You will need a minimum of: 2 GCSEs grade E/2 - G/1 including English and maths. A good school report, attendance record and attitude towards work, plus attendance at the 'Get to Know' day.
What will I learn?
During this one-year course you will use your interest for computers and technology to gain a basic understanding of how computers are used in business and creative environments.
During the course you will gain a practical feel for how IT is used in real-world situations. You will be introduced to the way that organisations use hardware, networks and applications to access, store and communicate business information. You will get a feel for design software, presentation software and database software, while working as part of a team to complete tasks and meet deadlines. You will also build your English, maths and employability skills during the year.
You will study a range of topics including:
- IT solutions
- Design software
- Presentation software
- Spreadsheet Software
- Database software
- Multimedia software
- Word processing software
- Imaging software
- English, maths and employability skills
Your work will be continuously assessed throughout the course, covering various units of study within an assessment schedule.
What could I progress on to?
On completion of the course you can progress onto our Level 2 Information Creative Technologies courses or start an Apprenticeship programme in IT.
With additional training there may be a number of career opportunities available to you including: a computer operator, a system developer, a technical support worker, user support personnel, or a computer engineer.
Additional Course Details for 19/20
Course code 2594 Course name Level 1 Diploma in Information Creative Technologies Campus Ore Valley Campus Study mode Full-Time Start date 09/09/19 Duration 36 week (s)