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This course offers an engaging programme for those with a clear interest in the vocational area of Information Communication Technology (ICT). It will develop knowledge, understanding and skills necessary, vocationally and personally, to prepare for employment or move onto a level 2 qualification, providing a high standard of work is achieved.
This programme will enable you to study a wide range of skills, all of which will help you progress on your chosen career pathway, moving into employment or further training. You will get the opportunity to gain a nationally recognised vocational qualification linked to your chosen career. This programme will help you to improve your maths, English and ICT skills, as well as develop the personal and social skills employers look for. You will be given support and guidance throughout your learning journey and your progress will be reviewed with you regularly.
The course covers areas such as:
- Computer components and how they work
- Computer programs and how to use them
- Skills necessary to gain employment
- Functional skills
A relevant Entry Level qualification or 3 GCSEs grades 2/E or equivalent. This should include English and Maths.
Satisfactory interview, assessment (ICT), school report and/or satisfactory reference.
If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.
Assessment will be carried out mainly through assignments. Where this is not appropriate observations and/or witness statements may be used.
Students will be required to read, respond to and produce written materials to meet assessment requirements.
Are you aged 16-18?
Study programmes are full-time courses for 16-18 year olds which include:
- A qualification such as a BTEC Extended Diploma
- Meaningful work experience or preparation for work
- English and maths, if you don't already have GCSE grade A* - C (grade 4 or above) in English and maths
- Non-study activities such as tutorials, voluntary work, fund-raising/charity work, sport or trips
Starting 1st September 2021 - Ending - 23rd June 2022
If you are aged 16-18:
This study programme will be FREE for most students who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, or students aged 19-24 with an Education, Health & Care Plan.
If you are aged 19 or over:
Fee : £795.00
This course is FREE if you are - aged 19+ and live in the Liverpool City Region. If you are aged 19+ and live outside the Liverpool City Region, you are unemployed/in receipt of eligible benefits, or in work earning less than £17,004 annual gross salary, or you are aged 19-23 and have not already achieved a full level 2 qualification, this course is FREE. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.
The fee quoted is for the academic year 2020-21.
For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services via our online enquiry form