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Foundation Computin at Hull College Group

Course description

Foundation Computing is a fun and exciting course which aims to equip learners with knowledge, skills and experience of using Microsoft Office and creative packages along with the skills to set up an IT system and connect up peripheral devices

Course content

  • Microsoft Office packages including Word, spread sheets and desktop publishing
  • Creative units including computer graphics, video and audio
  • Set up and optimise IT Systems
  • Programming using Visual B

In addition to the hours in class you will need to use allocated study time and your own time to successfully complete the course.asic

Entry requirements

  • Four GCSE at E grade or equivalent including both Maths and English.
  • Students who do not have English as their first language must be working towards ESOL.


The course is assessed via a number of assignments. To complete the course you will need to carry out research on a number of industry related topics.

Financial information

You will need: 

  • memory stick
  • A4 lever arch
  • pens, pencils
  • ruler and a notebook.

Future opportunities

BTEC Level 2 Computing, Information & Creative Technology and other Level 2 courses including apprenticeships

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 18 April 2016

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