BTEC Level-1 Certificate Introductory in IT

BTEC Level-1 Certificate Introductory in IT

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BTEC Level-1 Certificate Introductory in IT

Digital & IT is all about developing and using digital technologies, solvng IT problems, creating spreadsheets, websites and computer programmes.

The course provides you with an introduction into all the elements that make up computer science, giving you a basic understanding of the ranges of pathways you could progress into.


Duration 1 year
Study mode Full Time
Start date 09/09/2019
Campus Printworks Campus
Course code 72917-01
Fee 16 - 18: no fee.

What you learn

Being Organised

Developing a Personal Progression Plan

Creting a Spreadsheet to Solve Problems

Creating a Website

Creating a Computer Program

How you will be assessed

You will be assessed continually by assignments and practical activities, including presentations, and project work. These are externally moderated by the examination body.

Where is the course delivered (facilities / classrooms)

Printworks Campus

Entry requirements

The entry requirements for this course are a minimum of 4 GCSE grades 2-3 (GCSE grade E-D) which must include Maths and English.

Students should also have:

  • A genuine interest in IT
  • A commitment to complete homework and project work on time
  • The ability to communicate and demonstrate socially acceptable behaviour in college

Please note as part of this course if you have not achieved GCSE grade 4/5 (C) in English and Maths this will be embedded into your curriculum. 

What's next

Successful completion of this course will lead to the award of a Level 1 Certificate in Computer Science.

If you successfully pass all the qualifications then you have the opportunity to progress onto a range of level 2 qualifications at Leeds City College

Campus Locations

Printworks Campus

Hunslet Road
West Yorkshire
LS10 1JY
0113 3861997
Nearest train station
Leeds Central Station, 0.7 MilesWebsite