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Information Technology Level 1 - Diploma

Level 1
BTEC Diploma
One year
Telephone: 01792 284000 (Tycoch)


This one-year course is an introduction to the roles that exist within the IT industry.

Course Objectives: 

  • Gain a broad understanding of IT and be able to study selected areas in more depth. 
  • Develop skills, knowledge and understanding of IT. 
  • Learn how to create web sites, write programs and build computers at an introductory level. 
  • Develop and create computer games along with your own video editing. 
  • Follow a programme of study that enables progression to a Level 2 First Diploma in Information and Creative Technology. 
  • Gain confidence through developing independent learning skills. 

Course Outcomes: 

Key information

  • Four GCSEs at grade E or other relevant Level 1 courses
  • An interview.



Combination of external examinations and coursework.  

Grading criteria: 

Pass, Merit or Distinction.  

Students who have successfully completed this course can progress to a Level 2 First Diploma in Information and Creative Technology.

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