Course Type / Attendance

Full Time

Subject Area

Business and Management

Start Date

Call 0191 511 6000

Course Length

1 year




16-18 Year Olds



Course Level


Home / Course / IT Diploma Level 1

Who is this course for?

This course is for people with a keen interest within IT who would like to progress in this constantly evolving sector. It will enable you to start building the technical skills and knowledge relevant to an industry (or industries) in the IT sector.

What do you need to apply for the course?

You will need to have a standard of literacy and numeracy supported by equivalent to one GCSE at grade G.

What are the key things you'll learn?

During this course you will study topics such as:

  • Improving productivity
  • Using IT
  • IT fundamentals
  • Desktop publishing
  • Using the internet
  • Website software
  • Imaging software

How you will learn

You will be taught using a range of teaching techniques including lectures, web 2.0 tools, group work, quizzes and collaboration via the latest technologies. You will complete projects set with an employer focus and gain valuable experience through realistic working environments.

Where could this course take you?

On successful completion of the course you can progress to the BTEC Level 2 in IT or into employment requiring specialist IT skills.