Computing and IT – Level 1

BTEC Level 1 Certificate for IT Users & Work Skills

36 Weeks
Theory & Practical

Entry Requirements: 4 GCSEs at grade G/grade 1 including Maths and English

Course Info

This is an ideal course if you are interested in working in an IT related field such as office work, but need to develop your skills and understanding of employment opportunities.

You will learn about the types of jobs that are available, who you might work for and what working will be like.

The course involves learning to use a computer for business activities, developing an understanding of how computers work and how to use the internet.

It will also develop personal finance management.

The course combines the delivery of IT skills with employability skills.


Teaching is delivered in a formal class setting using a range of methods including lectures, practical exercises, project work, tutorials and group work.

You may be required to undertake a work placement.

Entry Requirements & Interview Process

An introductory course suitable for beginners. School leavers should aim for at least 4 GCSEs at grade G or grade 1 including Maths and English.

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