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Business with IT Level 1 Diploma at Farnborough College of Technology

Course description

A one year, full time programme providing a comprehensive background to Business, IT and Tourism. The course will give students the chance to develop a good working knowledge of different types of businesses and their needs. This is a foundation year, in preparation for further study, and is suitable for students who can work independently and are hoping to progress to a Level 2 programme within a year. This course is equivalent to 4 GCSE’s.

Course content


  • Job Opportunities in Business Administration
  • Recording Business Transactions


  • Customer Service in Travel & Tourism
  • UK Travel Destinations
  • Planning a trip to a Visitor Attraction
  • Displays in Travel & Tourism


  1. Multimedia Software
  2. Website Software
  3. Using the Internet
  4. Using Mobile IT Devices

General & Employability

  • Core Assessment
  • Career Progression
  • Preparing for Work Experience
  • Workskills, Working in a Team

Entry requirements

GCSEs grade D-G to include Maths and English or Entry Level 3 in number, communications and IT, plus a successful interview and satisfactory reference.


Assessment is 100% coursework with deadlines set across the academic year.

Future opportunities

Successfully achieving this qualification, working independently, will allow progression to a Level 2 Diploma. You will also be given the opportunity to build up your functional skills and will be helped to prepare for, find and complete a relevant Work Experience as part of the course.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Farnborough College of Technology directly.

Last updated date: 25 October 2016

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