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Business ICT

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What's Involved

This course is designed to be studied over one year, alongside English and Maths qualifications. You will work on a number of practical assignments in units and will be assessed on a grade scale of Pass, Merit or Distinction. Some units are mandatory and some are optional.

You can expect to study:

  • Developing Digital Information Using IT
  • Creating a Website
  • Developing a Digital Product
  • Creating a Digital Animated Graphic
  • Creating a Spreadsheet to Solve Problems
  • Working with others/researching a topic

This course is designed as preparation to go on to Level 2 study, which is equivalent to GCSE level. English and Maths qualifications will be taken alongside this course.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal academic requirements for this course, however, many students join the course with the following backgrounds: an Entry Certificate in Skills for Working Life, or Life Skills or, other Entry level qualification; an appropriate standard of literacy and numeracy; related interests and experiences.

A good standard of attendance, behaviour and effort will need to be demonstrated. A school report, a reference from school or other responsible persons such as previous employers can cover this.

Acceptance onto the course is by interview with a member of the course academic team.

Where will it take me?

This course is designed for progression onto one of our Level 2 courses in IT and Media.

Course Assessment Method

100% Coursework

Where and When

Digital Level 1 Diploma

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Notes About Fees

Fees shown are per year. Additional miscellaneous fees may be applicable.

Find out more by speaking to Admissions:

  • For full-time further education courses call 01708 462833
  • For part-time further education courses call 01708 462801
  • For higher education courses, or if you’re an overseas student, call 01708 462801


  • To find out if you’re entitled to support call Student Services for advice on 01708 462718 ext 2718
  • You don’t have to pay tuition or admin fees if you’re 16-18 and studying a further education funded course.
  • You need to pay higher education course fees each academic year.

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2020-21 Course Guide

Havering College Course Guide 2020/21

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