Introduction to IT Level 1

Everyone needs I.T. skills whether you are at work, home or even on the move. This course is for those who have a grasp of the basics but want to build on that knowledge. You will learn how to design and build digital products, enabling you to use digital tools as a means to inform, persuade and entertain. It will develop your creativity and independent learning skills.

Attendance: Full time

Start date: September 2018

Duration: One year

Location: The Skills Academy

What will you do?

Offering hands-on practical experience you’ll learn a range of skills including; how computer systems work, how to protect computers and data, how to program a computer, how to design and create your own spreadsheet and how to manage an IT project.

How will you learn?

Learning through tutor-led practical and work-related activities, including workshops, demonstrations and theory to develop knowledge, skills and understanding.

How are you assessed?

All subjects will be assessed through a summative project brief, consisting of practical activities, resulting in a portfolio of evidence.

You need:

An Entry Level 3 IT qualification, two GCSEs grade 2/E or an IT assessment.

What’s next?

Progress to a relevant Level 2 course such as the Level 2 Technical Diploma in IT.

What kit/uniform do I need?

A USB memory stick.


3 reasons to join us:

Excellent success and progression rates.

Guest speakers, work-related projects, live briefs and competitions, e.g. WorldSkills.

Commercial skills developed.

Destinations and progression

Progress to a relevant Level 2 course such as the Level 2 Technical Diploma in IT.