Foundation Pathway: IT Level 1
This pathway is for those who want to explore a career in Information Technology (IT) through a full-time college programme and would benefit from high-level support with English, maths and personal development.
Pursue a career in ICT on a foundation programme that gives you an opportunity to develop the essential practical skills and knowledge you’ll need for working in this industry.
With the Foundation Pathway in Information Technology (IT), you can kickstart a career in this exciting sector as you learn the skills needed to progress. You will also be given the opportunity to gain English, Maths and IT qualifications alongside the programme.
Upon completion of the course, you can progress to a higher-level study programme at college, or onto an apprenticeship. We can give you advice and information to help you plan your next step, whether you would like to study another course in the college or somewhere else, or are looking to enter employment.
We will provide you with the opportunity to develop vital employability and independence skills through our learning companies. Our partnerships with external organisations and employers are central to giving you the tools you need to have a successful future.
We accept Foundation Studies students who want to start within the academic year. If you would like to find out more or apply to start a Foundation Studies course this year, please click the button below and complete the enquiry form. One of our friendly team will then get back to you.
Scroll towards the bottom of the page for details on the entry requirements and how you'll learn.
Suitability - Who should attend?
You do not need qualifications to join these pathways. However, you will need a successful interview with a member of the teaching team to show your commitment to full time study and your interest in the subject.
You need a basic level of literacy and numeracy to apply for this course. The commitment to work towards improving English and maths is required for this programme. Both Functional skill and GCSE re-sits are offered. We will also expect a satisfactory school report.
As part of your interview we will assess your levels of English and maths and advise you of the most appropriate level to study.
Training Course Content
When you complete this course you will receive:
- Vocational Certificate in Learning, Employability and Progression
- GCSEs or Functional skills in English and Maths
This course will also give you essential employability skills to help you look for employment.
From this pathway you can move on to a Level 2 IT course or another Level 2 course in a related area.
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