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IT with Business BTEC Level 1 at Runshaw College

Course description

Do you like working with computers? If ‘yes’ then you should consider studying a BTEC Level 1 in IT with Business!

This is a practical course and you will learn about working in the industry, PC systems, communication methods, using the internet and digital devices. In addition to developing excellent IT skills you will also develop good personal effectiveness skills including team work, basic finance and communication skills which are essential for success in employment.

As part of the course you will also study English and maths and will develop employability skills to help you reach your full potential.

What enrichment can I look forward to?

To stimulate your ideas and widen your college experience there are many opportunities to go on college trips and get to know other vocational students.

Activities can include:

  • cross college activities
  • course related trips and visits
  • access to the full range of college enrichment activities
  • voluntary work
  • fundraising activities

Entry requirements

For access to our Level 1 courses, our entry requirements are 1 x grade D and 2 x grade E equivalent (1 x Grade 3 or D and 2 x Grade 2 or E).


How will I be assessed?

The course is delivered through a combination of lessons and practical workshops and is assessed through coursework.

Future opportunities

What progression is there?

Successful completion of this course may lead to progression in college, Apprenticeship or junior employment.

Where are you going?

  • Developer
  • Programmer
  • Security Analyst
  • Systems Analyst
  • Systems Manager

Further information

Please contact the Schools Liaison team by phone on 01772 643000 or by email Our website also contains up to date further information on all courses that we offer.

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: 10 October 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: One year
  • Course code: LFDPICT

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