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Business and Computing Level 1 Diploma at Wigan & Leigh College

Course description

The course is designed for those individuals who would like to work within the IT industry. Its focus is fifty per cent practical and fifty per cent theory. It is part of Foundation Learning and so alongside the Diploma you will also study Personal and Social Development, and functional skills.

Course content

You will learn how to develop knowledge in the use of general IT applications and gain skills that many employers value.

Entry requirements


A minimum of 5 A*-E/F / 9-2 GCSE subjects or equivalent


You will be assessed through a combination of internal and external methods without formal examination.

Financial information

Courses are free for 16-19 year olds. For further information contact our Student Services team on 01942 761609.

Future opportunities

It will allow progression to Level 2 qualifications.

Further information

You will study for a qualification in Functional Skills, to Level One in English, Maths and ICT. All students are assigned a Personal Tutor and must attend tutorial sessions including out of class study support.

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 November 2018

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