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Introduction to Digital Technologies at East Sussex College

Course description

This is a practical, hands-on course giving you a chance to learn and/or improve basic IT skills across a range of software packages in an interesting way. You will study design imaging, multimedia software, using the internet, using email as well as creating presentations for different work-based scenarios. Your course will also include use of database software, word processing and spreadsheets, showing you how to use these fully and correctly.

Entry requirements

You will need to meet our standard entry requirements.

There are no subject specific entry criteria for this course.


You will be assessed by completing assignments and projects throughout the course and not through formal exams.

Future opportunities

If you gain a pass for this course you can progress to a Level 2 IT course such as the Extended Certificate in ICT. IT is a useful skill in many areas and successful completion could help you to progress on to a wide range of courses such as Business, Art and Design, Media, Health and Social Care and Public Services.

Further information

To progress on this course, and to go further in training or at work, it’s essential to have good Functional Skills alongside vocational expertise. All students who have not yet achieved a GCSE in Maths and/or English (grades A*-C) will continue to study these subjects as a compulsory part of their programme. Functional Skills set these subjects in their everyday context and develop your skills in the areas needed by everyone to function in modern life and at work.

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: 25 June 2018
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