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Creative Information Technology Level 1 at Tresham College of Further and Higher Education

Course description

If you are interested in a career in computing this is an ideal starting point. The course is designed to give you a foundation level understanding as well as developing your self assessment skills and looking at career opportunities.

Course content

You will study a range of topics including: Core units • self-assessment • career progression Specialised Units • IT user fundamentals • developing multimedia products • working as part of a group • communicating electronically • website software • creative media and software • using the Internet.

Entry requirements

A range of GCSEs at E-G including maths and preferably English or equivalent, OR an Entry Level course with good evidence of ability to achieve at a higher level.


Portfolio of assignment work.

Financial information

You will need a memory stick for saving your work, stationery, a calculator, and a file to help keep your work organised.

Future opportunities

Employment, apprenticeship or further study such as the Level 2 in Information and Creative Technology.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Tresham College of Further and Higher Education directly.

Last updated date: 09 June 2016
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    • The four-storey building, designed by Bond Bryan architects, provides a vibrant and contemporary college environment.  The heart space of the complex is the impressive atrium that includes a Learner Information and Advice Centre, a Refectory and Coffee Shop, Computer Suites and a multi media Library and Resource Centre.

      At the campus we offer a range of full and part time courses in Business and Administration, Computing, Art and Design, Teaching, Performing Arts, Sport, Public Services, Health Care, Child Education, Hairdressing and Beauty.

      The college prides itself on the specialist facilities on offer at the new campus.  For creative study there is a 165-seater performance theatre, dance studio, media suite, ceramics workshop and art rooms. Active learners can take advantage of the multi-use four-court sports hall, fitness suite and forthcoming landscaped sports fields. The hairdressing and beauty salons are also based at the campus.

      Supported Learning Programmes specially created for learners with learning difficulties and disabilities are on offer at the Kettering campus. Students develop the essential social and work skills that build confidence and prepare them for independent living and employment. High level support is provided by skilled and experienced staff in a simulated living area including kitchens, a bathroom and lounge.

      Skills for Life Workshop is available to improve basic Maths and English skills and English classes for speakers of other languages