Business, & IT - Level 1

The course has three strands- IT, & Business, and preparation for Level 2.

For the Business strand you will investigate the business sector and how businesses work. You will undertake research into different businesses and how they operate in areas such as delivering customer service. You will gain an insight into branding and the implementation of methods to promote the business.

For the IT strand you will be designing and presenting information for an audience, using a wide variety of digital software. You will learn how to use email, social media and visual media for a given purpose. You will also be creating as simple website for a given purpose.

For the preparation for Level 2 strand, you will learn how to become more organised, using to-do lists, schedules, reminders and planners. You will also be developing your own personal progression plan for your future.

How will I be assessed?

The course will be assessed using assignments.

What do I need?

  • Literacy and numeracy test plus satisfactory interview. We may also require a reference.

Where can it take me?

  • You can progress onto a level 2 vocational qualification in college, students usually progress onto level 2 Business or IT
  • Having undertaken further training/studies you will be able to progress onto a career in Business or IT

Additional information

Your programme will also include visits to well-known Business Retail companies, which will give you the opportunity to look at various career options.

You will be expected to undertake a weeks worth of work experience.

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