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Introductory Certificate in Information Technology - Creating Digital Products with ESOL Support at West Thames College

Course description

Foundation Learning courses are designed to give you the skills to progress to Level 2. This course is for students whose first language is not English and is ideal for those progressing from an ESOL 16-18 course.

Course content

You will study:

  • Being organised
  • Developing a personal progression plan
  • Solving technical IT problems
  • Creating a website
  • Developing a digital product
  • Creating spreadsheets to solve problems

In addition to this course you will work towards an English and Maths qualification.

You will be expected to take part in projects relating to employability to help develop skills that employer’s value. You may visit organisations which use technical equipment to understand how they are used in a work context.

Entry requirements

You should have a pass at ESOL Entry 3 or equivalent.

If you need advice before you apply, please call 020 8326 2020 or email


For each unit you will be expected to complete a number of assignments. Each assignment will be internally assessed by your teachers and externally verified by the awarding body.

Financial information

This course is free for students aged 16-18.


Future opportunities

If you successfully complete all the modules you can progress to the BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate/Certificate in Information and Creative Technology or Level 2 NCFE in IT Users Skills.

Further information

To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Connexions Personal Adviser or school/college careers staff.

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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: 02 August 2017
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