Pearson BTEC Level 1 Introductory Diploma in Vocational Studies
Five GCSEs at grade 2 or above including maths and English or the functional skills equivalent. Or an entry level qualification in a relevant subject area plus GCSE maths and English at grade 2 or above, or the functional skills equivalent.
Future Study and Careers
Level 2 Computing Diploma.
Career opportunities include a range of administrative jobs or apprenticeships.
This course will give you a great introduction to the computing industry. This course is assessed almost identically to the Entry level Computing Diploma but the end assessment reflects the different entry requirements and progression opportunities.
Your course will be a mix of classroom-based theory sessions, workshop sessions that explore practical skills, project working with employers and the local community and work experience.
Topics include advanced skills in security for IT users, keeping yourself safe online, spreadsheet and presentation software.
You will learn the skills you need for the workplace including communication, numeracy, organisation and relationship-building.
You will also complete maths & English qualifications to grade 4 if you haven’t got them already as they are essential in this industry.