EDX L1 Dip in Intro to IT
What is this course about?
This course provides you with high quality, industry recognised qualifications that help you to acquire the skills and knowledge needed to work as a professional in the IT sector. The programme begins with an introduction to using IT tools to communicate and exchange information safely, securely and effectively and looking at the available professional IT job roles. You will then have the opportunity to develop specialist understanding and skills in installing and maintaining computer systems or software development and automated computer systems, depending on which strand you choose.
2 GCSEs grade E-G, Entry Level 3, or another relevant Entry Level qualification.
How is it taught
Stoke on Trent College has some of the most comprehensive and up to date facilities in the country. The Learning Resources Centres are designed to help students by offering information technology facilities, workshops and libraries.
How will I be assessed?
The course is assessed through a variety of methods, which will include written assignments, group and individual presentations, role play, practical observations, poster presentations and oral questioning. On most of the units assessments take place throughout the course so you will not have to face any final exams.
What else do I need to know?
On successful completion of this course you will achieve a BTEC Level 1 Diploma.
What could I do next?
If you achieve a pass on the course you will be able to progress to a Level 2 Diploma in IT or a related subject. Alternatively you could progress to an Apprenticeship programme.