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Key details

Attendance Full-time
Duration 1 year
Code PLWL1ICT
Awarding Body Pearson
Level Level 1
Start Date 06/09/2021

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Course overview

This new BTEC Level 1 Introductory qualification has been developed in response from learner feedback highlighting the need for a distinct, graded level 1 BTEC that is motivating. The qualification is designed to not only introduce you to IT but also help you to develop the learning skills you will need to progress to further learning, an apprenticeship or employment.

What you'll study

The course is based on a Programme of Study, which consists of: the vocational qualification itself; a City & Guilds Employability and Personal Development Award, maths and English, a tutorial programme and work experience. Learners will study three core Employability units and one sector specific units over the duration of the course.

Lectures, online modules (Moodle), groupwork, electronic resources, external speakers.

  • The course is based on a Programme of Study, which consists of: the vocational qualification itself; a City & Guilds Employability and Personal Development Award, maths and English, a tutorial programme and work experience. Learners will study three core Employability units and one sector specific units over the duration of the course.

  • Lectures, online modules (Moodle), groupwork, electronic resources, external speakers.

Assessment

You will be assessed through a range of methods that include coursework, assignments and presentations.

Entry requirements

Entry 3: There are no entry requirements for this level apart from an interest in the specified subject and the ability to commit to positive behaviours and attendance.

Level 1: You should have keen interest in IT and achieved a minimum 2 GCSE at grade 2 (E) or above. Entry level 3 qualifications with minimum Entry 3 at Maths and English are also accepted.

English and/or Mathematics will be included in your timetable if you have not achieved a GCSE at grade 4 or above in these subjects when you start your course.

How to apply

Apply at bradfordcollege.ac.uk/apply

Work experience

There will be opportunities for experience of work - 30 hours experience of work.

Next steps

This new introductory qualification is flexible, graded and motivating.

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Tuition fees

If you are 16 to 18 years old you won't have to pay tuition fees.

If you're 19 or older you may need to pay a fee.

All fees exclude exams, registration and administration charges. These fees apply to all learners, except those with full fee remission.

For information about our student services, please click here.

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