A one year course designed for learners who wish to develop new or existing skills required by today's businesses, IT and media 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/media careers; providing the opportunity for you to develop skills and manage a range of IT software packages. You will study units such as: designing a product, branding a product, creating a simple website, using IT to develop information and managing an event.
All learning is undertaken within our modern and well-equipped classrooms and will take place within a supportive and friendly environment.
What Will I Learn?
Pearson BTEC Level 1 Introductory Diploma in Vocational Studies
3 GCSEs 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.
As part of Pearson BTEC Level 1 Introductory Diploma in Vocational Studiess 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 Pearsons.
Coleg y Cymoedd takes every effort to ensure the information on this website is accurate at time of being live. Coleg y Cymoedd reserves the right to make changes or withdraw without notice any of the courses, course facilities or support described.
Please note: Fees are payable for each year of study. Higher Education Fees for courses starting September 2020 have yet to be decided. We estimate that they will be confirmed by April 2020.
- On successful completion of the course you may be eligible to progress to a relevant and suitable Level 2 course within the field of IT, Business and Media studies.
Financial manager or director
Average salary: £42,744
Public relations professional
Average salary: £30,537
Business, research or administrative professional n.e.c.
Average salary: £38,162
Business or related research professional
Average salary: £35,685
Actuary, economist or statistician
Average salary: £40,970
Business or financial project management professional
Average salary: £33,482
Financial managers and directors plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate financial information and advise on company financial policy.
There are no pre-set entry standards, although entry is most common with a relevant degree or equivalent qualification. Professional qualifications are available and are required for certain posts.