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Computing and IT - Information Technology Introductory BTEC Diploma level 1 at Kirklees College, Huddersfield Centre

Course description

This course is a great introduction to ICT and will enable you to begin your journey towards an ICT-related job or move on to a more specialised programme of study.

Course content

It will give you a broad overview of the computing industry and introduce you to generic and sector specific practical skills in developing information using ICT, creating and developing a website, a number of computer programs and applications and solving technical issues.

You will also have the opportunity to work as an individual and in teams and gain the key skills you need to work in different ICT environments.

Entry requirements

A minimum of 4 GCSEs with the following grades: English 2 and maths at 1 or above, and 2 other GCSEs grade 2 or above.


You will be continually assessed through internal assessments, to nationally set standards.

Financial information

As a full time student you should not need to pay any course or examination fees (under 19).

There may be a cost for equipment, educational visits, printing etc.

Future opportunities

BTEC Diploma in IT level 2.

You could seek employment in a computer related area.

Further information
01484 437070

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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 November 2018
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year


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      The new centre offers:
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