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Essential Skills Level 1 at Itchen College

Course description

This all inclusive package is aimed generally at those students who have achieved grades 2-1 and F-G at GCSE.

This course is for you if... want to gain a solid base in literacy, numeracy, IT skills and general business skills.

Course content

You will study Level 1 courses in areas such as business, ICT, literacy and numeracy, gaining nationally recognised qualifications through a combination of coursework and exams. 

This programme is suited to those who want to improve their foundation knowledge in key areas and are aiming to progress to Level 2. It will allow you to achieve a Pass, Merit or Distinction grade.

Entry requirements

Grades 2-1 in English and Maths and a range of GCSEs at F-G.

Additional guidance is available at interview. 


100% coursework

Future opportunities

By the end of this programme you will have undertaken taster sessions in a range of subjects including art, personal development, business enterprise, as well as developed important life skills.

Further information

Students will have the opportunity to go out of the college on various trips to support their learning and practise the skills which they have learnt.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 11 August 2016

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