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Bradford College

Award in ICT and Business

Qualification Gained
City & Guilds Entry 3 Award in ICT and Business
Study Level
Entry Level, Level 1
1 year Full-time
Start Date
September 2024
Study Mode
David Hockney Building


This introductory qualification is designed for learners who may be ready to progress quickly to further study, the Award offers a basic introduction to ICT and the Business sector. This course is designed to build on the basic computer skills that people have picked up in school and helps understand how these skills can be utilised in employment and the business sector.  The course provides the opportunity to develop generic, transferable and sector-specific skills related to the study of Business and ICT in order for them to progress to further learning at level 1 and 2.

Please note that a uniform may be required for this course, click here to purchase.

  Key Info

The course is based on a Programme of Study, which consists of:

  • The Vocational Qualification itself
  • A City & Guilds Employability and Personal Development Award
  • English and Maths
  • A Tutorial programme
  • Work Experience

Learners will study 3 core Employability units and 3 sector specific units over the duration of the course.

Entry 3 ICT and Business:

  • Basic Business Principles
  • ICT Purposes in Business
  • Types of Ownerships

PSD (Personal self-development):

Unit 314:

  • Safe Learning in the Workplace

Unit 307:

  • Interview Skills

Unit 305:

  • Introduction to ICT

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.

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

30 hours of relevant experience of work are included in the course. Our students work in partnership with the National Citizens Service (NCS) programme which helps to develop key employment skills and behaviours needed for progression to work.

Successful completion of the BTEC Level 1 ICT and Business can help you embark on a career in a ICT and Computing or Business related area. You will will be able to progress to further learning, an apprenticeship or employment.

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.

This is representative of the most common fees scenario, but actual fees can vary depending on a number of factors. Please contact us if you need more guidance.

If you have any questions or require any additional information, please contact [email protected]

Disclaimer: Our prospectus, college documents and website are simply here to offer a guide. We accept no liability for any inaccurate statements and are not responsible for any negative outcomes if you rely on an inaccurate statement. We reserve the right to withdraw any programmes or service at any time.

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