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Information Technology BTEC Introductory Diploma Level 1 at York College

Course description

You will complete 6 units over the year which involve using a wide range of exciting and emerging technologies including Developing Digital Information, Using Digital Technologies, Solving Technical IT Problems, Creating a Website, Developing a Computer Program, Developing Digital Graphics and Animated Graphics.

Course content

These are common skills that all learners at Level 1 need to develop in order to progress. You will complete 4 of these units which involve being organised, working with others, researching skills and making a plan for progression. You will also take part in work experience. 

You will study maths and English at Entry 3, Level 1, Level 2 or GCSE depending on what you have already achieved. All students who have not achieved a grade c (grade 4) at GCSE will need to continue with both of these subjects.

Entry requirements

GCSEs in Maths and English at grades E, F or G (grades 1 – 2+) or equivalent Functional Skills. Students with no formal qualifications will be assessed before enrolment. You must have a keen interest in IT.

Assessment

The Introductory Diploma is assessed at Pass, Merit and Distinction through the completion of internal assignments. There are no exams. Students wishing to progress to Level 2 must achieve at Merit or above.

Future opportunities

On successful completion of the course you may progress to the Level 2 Extended Certificate in ICT or an equivalent pathway.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact York College directly.

Last updated date: 19 October 2016
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