IT Users - BTEC Level 1 Diploma


BTEC Level 1 Diploma for IT Users

About the course

If you have a keen interest in Information Technology and its uses in contemporary society then this course is for you. This study programme is designed for individuals who want a career in IT, media or digital design. It is a competence-based qualification that gives you the valuable skills and knowledge you need to progress to a level 2 qualification in Business, Media Production or IT. This hands-on, vocational qualification has been developed in consultation with employers to prepare you for the workplace. During the course, you will have the opportunity to work with employers to develop your technical and work skills.

  • Entry Level 3 qualification (not ESOL) with Entry level 3 Mathematics and English


  • GCSE Mathematics (E) and GCSE English Language (E)

The study programme consists of the vocational pathway plus English and Mathematics. Units include:

  • ICT Word Processing
  • Database Software
  • Spreadsheet Software
  • IT Users Fundamentals
  • Imaging Software
  • Presentation Software
  • Using Email
  • Desktop Publishing
  • Website Software
  • Internet Safety
  • Using the Internet
  • IT Software Fundamentals
  • Improving Productivity
  • Functional Skills Level 1 English
  • Functional Skills Level 1 Mathematics

You will be assessed through course-work, presentations and tests throughout the course.

Successful completion of the study programme would allow you to progress to a related level 2 course.

Course information

Start date
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01 January 1970

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