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Level 1 BTEC Certificate/Extended Certificate in Information Technology (With English and Maths)
The Level 1 certificate can start to prepare you for a career which uses IT.
This is a practical course covering the use of application software and
practical skills in using ICT. You can progress on to a Level 2 course such as
BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate in IT.
You will study a range of topics covering: IT user fundamentals, Using the
Internet, Using email, Database software, Design software, Presentation
software, Spreadsheet software, Website software, Word processing software
English & maths:
16-18: You will also study English and maths to support your main course
until you achieve L2
Computing and Digital Industries
You will need to have achieved 2 OR 3 GCSEs at Grade 2 and or above,
including English and maths being at Entry 2/ Entry 3. or you will also need to
have an interest in IT and be able to use a computer to a basic
Where does it lead:
On successful completion of this course, you will have access to increasing
employment prospects. You will also have the opportunity to further enhance your
skills and knowledge by progress on to the OCR Level 2 Cambridge Technical
Certificate/Extended Certificate in IT.