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Level 1 Foundation Diploma in Information Technology (IT) at Ashford College

Course description

A practical, work-related course introducing you to IT and the industry’s employment opportunities. You will gain a solid foundation in IT and also cover personal and social development.

Your assessment is through assignment based tasks for IT and personal and social development.

Some of the modules include:

• Personal Development
• Being Organised
• Researching a Topic
• Creating a website
• Creating an Animation

Functional skills in English and maths are a key part of the course.

Your assessment is through assignment based tasks for IT and personal and social development. There is a written exam for functional skills.

Entry requirements

You will need four GCSEs at Grades D-G/3-1, including English and maths at minimum Grade E/2. You will also complete a pre-entry assessment.

Future opportunities

On successful completion of the programme you can progress to a Level 2 course.

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: 30 October 2018
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