Computing and Digital Media - Level 1 Diploma - CCCG
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Computing and Digital Media - Level 1 Diploma

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Start Date: 2 September 2024
Attendance: Full Time
Location: Tottenham Centre
Most suitable for: Adults
Duration: 1 Year
Level: Level 1


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. Designed to be taken over one year


You will develop the following skillset:

  • IT User Fundamentals
  • Improve your Digital Skills
  • Using the Internet
  • Using Email
  • Website Software
  • HTML and CSS Basics
  • Multimedia Software
  • Design Software
  • Word Processing Software
  • Desktop Publishing Software
  • Spreadsheet Software
  • Database Software
  • Presentation Software


You will need Level 1 in English and Maths, and basic IT skills


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


Adults - Entry Level, Level 1 and Level 2

If you will be aged 19+ on 31st August prior to the start date of your course, up to Level 2, then your study with us will be free. You must have lived for 3 years within the EU/EEA/UK prior to the start of your course, you must have lived in the UK before 1st January 2021 and you must have permission to live in the UK for at least 12 months from the first day of learning. Please see here for the documents you will need to show us.

Some courses will have other associated costs, such as for specialist materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support, see here for details.


This course will help you to move on to higher level courses, such as level 2 Diploma in Computing/Digital IT or a pre-apprenticeship.


Naureen Farhan

Naureen joined CONEL in 2023. She began her academic career in 2012 as a lecturer teaching various courses of Computer Science in the Higher Education sector of Pakistan. She taught from Jan 2014 - Feb 2023 at Bahria University as an Assistant Professor to undergraduate and postgraduate students. Her research interest is the 5G Networks. Other areas of interest include Machine Learning, Research Methodology, and Radio Resource Management in 4G and 5G Networks. 

Naureen is highly skilled and holds an MS in Computer Sciences from SZABIST, Pakistan and a PhD in Computer Sciences from Bahria University, Pakistan.

David Ward

David is an experienced ICT instructor with a passion for computer programming. He has worked in the IT sector for over eight years and holds a Bachelor's degree in Management and Computing. David has contributed to education in various settings, including GCSE and higher education, and has earned a Level 7 Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) for Further Education.

Before he started teaching, David gained practical experience in the IT sector, working on various projects, from software development to web apps. This experience gave him valuable insights and a deep understanding of ICT.

David finds teaching adults and students in the 16-18 age group to be an enriching experience. He enjoys fostering a collaborative and mature learning environment, which allows for real-world context and diverse perspectives. David particularly appreciates the enthusiasm for technology and the thirst for knowledge that the 16-18 age group possesses.

Working at CCCG has been a fulfilling and transformative experience for David. He finds the institution's commitment to fostering a holistic learning experience to be inspiring. Collaborating with colleagues who share a passion for education and technology creates a vibrant atmosphere where innovative teaching practices can thrive.

David is excited to continue nurturing the next generation of tech-savvy individuals and contributing to the dynamic field of computer programming at CCCG. He finds joy in witnessing students grasp intricate programming concepts and is eager to continue his journey as an educator.

Besjana Begaj

Besjana is an ICT and Computing Lecturer with a Bachelors Degree and a Masters in Engineering as well as a teaching qualification in Education and Training. Besjana has also taught high-level maths lessons and enjoys teaching these courses because they are ever-changing and help students develop problem-solving abilities that are essential in today's digital environment. Besjana feels teaching adults and 16–18-year-olds is a rewarding experience, and our commitment to innovation and diversity at CCCG is inspiring. Discover the dynamic world of ICT and Computing and thrive on this adventure by applying now!

Gulcan Gullu

Gulcan Gullu has worked for 3 years in the Capital City College Group (CCCG) ICT and Computing department. Gulcan brings a love of learning and a wealth of knowledge to the group from working with beginning students up to Level 2 ICT courses.

Gulcan is skilled in Microsoft Office programmes and appreciates how ICT is dynamic and encourages innovation and problem-solving. Gulcan is inspired by working with adults and school leaver students who have varied viewpoints enhancing the classroom setting. Gulcan feels empowered by CCCG's dedication to innovation and diversity.

Durga Rajan

Dr. Durga Rajan became a part of the College of Haringey, Enfield, and Northeast London in January 2023. Durga's academic journey began with a BTEC in Information Technology at Kamaraj College of Engineering and Technology. She further fuelled her passion for technology through an MTech in Information Technology at SNS College of Technology. In July 2023, she achieved her Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science and Engineering from SRM University, Kattankulathur, Chennai, India.

She has 13+ years of teaching experience and her commitment to education is evident. Her roles have been diverse, from a Research Scholar at SRM Institute of Science and Technology, where she handled labs in Data Structures and Computer Networks, and Python programming. Before that, she was an Assistant Professor at Agni College of Technology and Prathyusha Engineering College, SNS College of Technology - INDIA. She taught subjects such as Artificial Intelligence, Cryptography, Software Engineering, Computer Networks, and Web Technology while taking on various departmental responsibilities. Her dedication extends beyond the classroom. She is an active researcher with multiple publications and holds two patents. Her technical skills encompass Python, C Programming, HTML and CSS, Machine Learning, and Network Security.

Furthermore, Durga is a fellow member of IEI and a lifetime member of ISTE. She has contributed as a reviewer for research publications and received recognition as a Best Innovator's Teacher. Her multifaceted involvement in academia and her passion for technology makes Durga Rajan an asset to Capital City College Group.

The teachers listed may change, these shown are an example of the teachers who teach on these programmes.

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