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Information Technology (IT) - Level 1 (Diploma) at College of West Anglia

Course description

This course is for those who are interested in Computing and Information Technology. You do not need to have any previous experience with computers, as this course will prepare you from the very beginning.The course is intended as a practical 'hands on' programme to help you prepare for further study before going into a career in the IT field and includes some elements of personal and social development.Modules include the following:- Being Organised- Developing a Personal Progression Plan- Creating a Website- Developing a Computer Program- Creating a Spreadsheet to Solve Problems- Using Digital Communication Technologies- Developing Digital Information Using IT- Solving Technical IT Problems

Entry requirements

You will need 3 or more GCSEs at grade 2 or higher, or entry level qualifications.You will be invited to an interview to help us ensure the course is right for you.


There are a number of internal assessments for this qualification. Additionally there will be external exams for functional English and maths.

Financial information

If you are under 19 on 31st August in the year you begin your programme, you will not have to pay a course fee; however, there may be additional resources fees and fees for materials, kits and trips. Please visit our website for full details.

Further information

Please visit the CWA website for further information.

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: 04 October 2017
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