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Course Details

Level 1 Diploma to Pathways for a Career in Business and IT

Locations and Attendance

Nantgarw
Full Time - To be arranged

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Course Duration : 03/09/2018 to 28/06/2019
Course Times : 09:00 to 16:00
Course Code : 06F101NA

Fees

FT Registration Fee - £30.00

Please Note - These fees are for the 2018/19 Academic Year and are subject to change annually. Fees are payable for each year of study. Days, Times and Fees for Part Time and HE courses are subject to change. HE Tuition Fees will be confirmed April 2018.

Course Outline

A one year course designed for learners who wish to develop new or existing skills required by today's businesses and IT sectors. This course is suitable for learners who are interested in developing new or existing skills which are needed for employment in a range of IT, business and administrative careers; providing the opportunity for you to develop skills and manage a range of IT software packages

This is a course, which starts from the basics and develops through to more complex aspects of Microsoft application-based software. It is for anyone who is interested in gaining practical software application skills and business and administration experience. All learning is undertaken within our modern and well-equipped classrooms and will take place within a supportive and friendly environment.

Entry requirements

3 GCSE's at grades A*- E including English and Maths or successful completion of an Entry 3 Foundation qualification.

You will be invited to attend an interview and will undertake an assessment in literacy, numeracy and oral communication skills which will also establish any individual support required.

What will I study?

Level 1 City and Guilds Diploma in IT Applications for IT Users; BTEC Level 1 Certificate in Introductory Business; Essential Skills Wales in Communication and Application of Number. Opportunity to sit GCSE in English and Mathematics (Previous Grades dependant).

Within your Level 1 Diploma in IT Applications for IT Users qualification you may study units in: Improving Productivity Using IT, Email, Web design, Desktop Publishing, IT Software Fundamentals, Email, Design Software, Internet, IT Communications Software, Multi Media, Drawing and Planning Software, Database, Spreadsheets, Presentation Graphics and Word Processing.

The BTEC Business qualification is designed to give you the knowledge, skills and understanding of business activities needed to progress to higher levels of study or into employment. Topics included are Being Organised, Organising a Meeting, Branding a Product and Career Progression Planning.

How will I be assessed?

As part of the Level 1 Diploma for IT Users you will be assessed by completing set assignments. You will be expected to work to deadlines and maintain your course files/portfolios to the required standards. These are internally assessed by your tutor, internally moderated and externally moderated by an examiner from City & Guilds. As part of the Btech qualification Skills are learnt through a combination of classroom and practical learning. All units are assessed by the completion of Btec Business Assignments. These are internally assessed by your tutor then externally moderated by an examiner from BTEC.

Career Opportunities and Progression

On successful completion of the course you may be eligible to progress to a Level 2 course such as City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in IT Applications for Business; Access Level 2 Skills for Further Studies.

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