Information Technology, Award | Weston College

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September 2019
1 Year
Course code AW1ITPF1SW

Information Technology, Award

What will I do on this course?

This Level 1 IT course is the ideal introduction to computing and IT, and will build up your basic skills. You’ll cover a range of topics, including: the internet, multimedia, web development, software development, building a personal computer, and computing in the workplace.

The course provides the opportunity to get valuable work experience in the industry, and also includes tutorial support, employability development and study skills. You’ll also develop your English and maths skills to the level required to work in the industry.

How will I be assessed?

We’ll assess your practical work, group work, presentations, coursework, and online exams.

What could I do after this course?

This course could be your first step into an IT industry role, such as IT technician. You could enhance your skills by progressing to a Level 2 IT course or an apprenticeship at Weston College.


Entry Requirements

An interest in computing and IT

Occupations related to Information Technology, Award

 

Information technology or telecommunications director

Job holders in this unit group plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate the work and resources necessary to provide and operate information technology and telecommunications services within an organisation.

Average annual earnings: £68,114
Employment in region: 1,814 positions
 

IT specialist manager

IT specialist managers plan, organise, manage and coordinate the provision of specialist IT services and functions in an organisation.

Average annual earnings: £42,237
Employment in region: 5,913 positions
 

IT project or programme manager

Jobholders in this unit group manage, coordinate and technically supervise specific IT projects and programmes of a discrete duration and/or budget.

Average annual earnings: £38,006
Employment in region: 1,987 positions
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Joshua Callicott, IT


Joshua Callicott

“Weston College has changed the way I learn, for the better”

Former school: Backwell

Course: IT

What next? Degree Apprenticeship UCW, or UCW Applied Computing Degree.

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