Level 1 Digital and IT Skills

The aim of this qualification is to give learners the opportunity to acquire and develop a broad range of knowledge and skills in the information technology sector and the creative industries. This will enable them to progress to further learning.

All full time learners will be expected to attend skills sessions as well as their chosen vocational course. You will also be asked to attend tutorial sessions as part of your full-time course timetable.

What Will I Learn?

You will study a range of units some of which include: developing digital information using IT, solving technical problems, creating a website, creating a computer program, researching a topic, working with others and using digital communication technologies.

Entry Requirements

You will require 3 GCSEs at grades A*- E including Maths/Numeracy and English Language/Welsh (First Language) or successful completion of an Entry 3 Foundation qualification.


All learning is undertaken within our modern and well-equipped IT classrooms and workshops. You will undertake an assessment in each unit which can be generated through a range of activities, including assignments, role play, practical performance and verbal presentations. There are no formal examinations however you will be expected to work to deadlines and maintain your course files/portfolios to the required standards.

Career Progression

Upon successful completion of the course, you may be eligible to progress to the Level 2 course within the School of Computing

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Course Details
Level:Level 1
Mode:Full Time
Start Date:02/09/2024
Location:Ystrad Mynach
Course Code:06F108YA
FT Registration Fee: £15

Please note: Fees are payable for each year of study.

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