Level 1 Certificate for IT Users - Information Technology

Key Facts
  • Starts September
  • Course Type Full Time
  • Duration One Year
  • You Need 1 Requirements needed View


These qualifications will assess the application of ICT skills through their practical use. They will provide you with essential knowledge, transferable skills and tools to improve their learning in other subjects with the aims of enhancing their employability, contributing to their personal development and future economic well-being. They will equip you with sound ICT skills for everyday use and provide opportunities to develop in context those desirable, transferable skills such as planning, research and analysis, working with others or communicating technical concepts effectively. They will also challenge all learners, including high attaining learners, by introducing them to demanding material and skills; encouraging independence and creativity; providing tasks that engage them.

What will I learn

This course will teach you basic skills in computing and IT including hardware and software installation, website development, programming and solving technical IT problems. You will learn in our industry standard Digital Hub.

How will I learn

You will learn through a range of formats including practical activities, group discussions, self-study periods as well as completing work placements, enrichment and tutorial sessions.

What's next

On completion of this course you could progress on to one of our level 2 computing and IT courses.

Additional Information

Full-time 16-18 year olds who do not have a grade 4/C or above in Maths and/or English, will attend weekly sessions with specialist tutors to work towards the relevant qualification(s). This is really useful to support you on your main course and is really valued by employers.

You will work with businesses and clients on live projects to provide you will strong work experiences and a great CV!
You will learn and develop your skills on industry standard software and equipment.
The digital industry in the Tees Valley is thriving with the Boho Zone in Middlesbrough leading the way.
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