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Level 1 Information Creative Technologies at East Sussex College

Course description

During this one-year course you will use your interest for computers and technology to gain a basic understanding of how computers are used in business and creative environments.

Course content

During the course you will gain a practical feel for how IT is used in real-world situations. You will be introduced to the way that organisations use hardware, networks and applications to access, store and communicate business information. You will get a feel for design software, presentation software and database software, while working as part of a team to complete tasks and meet deadlines. You will also build your English, maths and employability skills during the year.

You will study a range of topics including:

  • IT solutions
  • Design software
  • Presentation software
  • Spreadsheet Software
  • Database software
  • Multimedia software
  • Word processing software
  • Imaging software
  • English, maths and employability skills

Entry requirements

No formal qualifications needed


Your work will be continuously assessed throughout the course, covering various units of study within an assessment schedule.

Future opportunities

Skills in IT are very useful to have, and successful completion of this course allows you to progress onto a Level 2 course in IT, or explore our Interactive Content and Virtual Reality 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 January 2019
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1
  • Course code: 2594

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