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Computing and Media Level 1

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Course CodeG0669
Academic Year1819
Dates10th September 2018 to 28th June 2019
Location NameNuneaton Campus
AreaIT & Programming
Mode Of ProvisionFull Time
IntroductionThe course is aimed at young people aged 16-19 who are not already in education, working, or training who are interested in IT. The programme will provide you with support in developing your vocational skills. The aim of the course is to prepare you for progression onto a Level 2 course in IT.
Study OutlineAreas of study include: • Presentation Software • Basic Programming Skills using Scratch and Raspberry Pi • Preparation for Work • Customer Service Skills • Word Processing • Budgeting and Money Matters • Web Page Design, Internet and Email • Teamwork Skills
Entry RequirementsThere are no entry requirements for this course, however a commitment to studying and an interest in IT is desirable.
EquipmentGeneral stationery and a memory stick.
AttendanceThe college minimum expected level of attendance is 90%.
AssessmentTo achieve this qualification you will be expected to pass the Award and Certificate at Level 1 prior to taking the Diploma. Achievement is determined by the successful completion of the unit assessment. Whilst taking one of our full-time courses you will also complete a programme of Functional Skills which could comprise of a combination of English and maths. These Functional Skills are an essential requirement for employment progression, higher education and other further education courses.
ProgressionYou will have the opportunity to progress throughout the academic year by completing an Award and then progressing onto the Certificate. On successful completion of the certificate you can then progress into the Diploma. On achieving the Diploma, you may have the opportunity to progress onto a Level 2 course in IT. You could also progress onto an Apprenticeship. At Work: You have the opportunity to enter employment with a Nationally Recognised Qualification which demonstrates your ability to study and your proven abilities in English, Maths and IT
QualificationLevel 1 Award/Certificate/Diploma in IT
Awarding BodyAim Awards
LevelLevel 1
Available Full-time?Y
Available Part-time?N
Suitable for Higher Education?N
Suitable for Individuals?Y
Suitable for Employers?N
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