ABOUT THE COURSE
This study programme has been designed to help you progress into a career in IT, media or digital design, developed in consultation with employers to prepare you for the workplace. During the course, you will also have the opportunity to work with employers to develop your technical and work skills.
WHAT WILL I STUDY?
The study programme consists of the vocational pathway plus English and Mathematics. Units include:ICT Word ProcessingDatabase SoftwareSpreadsheet SoftwareIT Users FundamentalsImaging SoftwarePresentation SoftwareUsing EmailDesktop PublishingWebsite SoftwareInternet SafetyUsing the InternetIT Software FundamentalsImproving ProductivityFunctional Skills Level 1 EnglishFunctional Skills Level 1 Mathematics
WHAT WILL I NEED?
You do not need to have any previous qualifications.
You will need a reference from your previous school/college.
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 over the whole year and is based on a number of set pieces of work such as essays, projects, presentations and tests.
WHAT WILL IT COST?
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.
WHAT CAN I DO AFTER?
This course will help you to move on to higher level courses, such as a Level 2 course, or an apprenticeship.