• Course Information

    Over the course you will experience a variety of units chosen with current trends and demands in mind. Teachers at Runshaw are highly experienced and are also dedicated to making the time students spend with us both successful and enjoyable. Enrolling on a vocational course means you will have a 100% Computing & IT timetable and be part of a winning team!

    • Course Code
    • Attendance Pattern
    • Study Mode
      Full Time
    • Course Location
      Leyland Campus
    • Age Group
      School Leavers (16-18)
    • Course Duration
      2 years
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  • Overview

    The BTEC Level 1 Diploma for IT has been designed to provide a broad educational basis for further training, further education or for moving into appropriate employment within the IT sector.

    The TLM level 2 Extended Certificate in IT User Skills in Open Systems and Enterprise is a practical course aimed to equip individuals with the IT user skills needed for full participation in further education, employment and society.

    The BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in IT is intended to give learners a good grounding in all aspects of computing and will provide the means to study a specialist area at university.

    L1 and 2 courses are assessed via internal portfolio building, with the level 3 course being assessed by a range of different methods including examinations, controlled assessment and internal portfolio building.

    Course Highlights:

    1:1 support sessions and employability skill sessions

  • Entry Requirements

    For our Pre-Advanced Level 1 courses the entry requirements are 1 x GCSE at Grade 3, 1 x GCSE at Grade 2 & Maths or English Language at Grade 2 and Grade 1 in the other.

    Some courses and subjects will have additional specific entry requirements or require DBS clearance to undertake placements. Information about this can be found on the Apply Portal, and on your offer letter which you will receive after your interview.

  • Progression Pathway

    Successful completion of this course may lead to progression in college, an Apprenticeship, or junior employment.