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Applied IT & Business Level 1 Certificate in Vocational Studies at Leeds City College

Course description

This is your first step in achieving a career in the world of Business and IT. Leeds has a wealth of jobs in these areas with lots of career opportunities in the city centre.

Our Level 1 Certificate allows you to develop your basic understanding of Business and IT, including events, digital information using IT and animation. You will study both IT and Business units, giving you a better understanding of both areas so you can decide which is more suited for you and your interests.

Course themes:

  • Being organised
  • Developing a personal progression plan
  • Contributing to running an event
  • Creating an animation
  • Developing digital information using IT

Course content

This is an exciting and new Level 1 Foundation Learning programme where you have the opportunity to study the Certificate in Vocational Studies. The course will help you develop relevant skills in areas that are important within the working world today.

You will be able to demonstrate your skills from pass grades up to distinction grades; giving you the opportunity to demonstrate your best skill area. You will study both IT units and Business units, this will help you decide the best pathway for your future whether you decide to progress onto to our Level 1 Diploma, an apprenticeship or employment.

Along with the IT & Business units, you will also study Maths & English, and carry out work placements throughout the year.

Units studied are:

  • Being organised
  • Developing a personal progression plan
  • Contribute to running an event
  • Creating an animation
  • Developing digital information using IT

In addition, you will undertake Maths, English and work placements each week.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements can be a range of qualifications, including GCSEs at Grade 1 (G) or above in Maths & English and Grade 1 (G) or above in all other subjects.

Students should have a genuine interest in IT and Business, a commitment to complete homework and independent study by agreed deadlines.

Future opportunities

After completing this course, you will be able to move onto an apprenticeship, into employment, or onto our Level 1 Diploma in Vocational Studies depending upon your final grade.

Further information

English and Maths will be built into your course if your grades are below 4/5.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 06 November 2017
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