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Computing Level 1

Course code: JFAV000P

Subject area: Computing & Digital Technologies

Study level: School Leaver

Course level: 1

Course details

Course time:

09:00 - 17:00

Days of week:

Monday to Friday

Course date:

9th Sept 2024 - 4th Jul 2025

Course location:

Abingdon Campus

Contact details

Phone:

01235 555 585

This Level 1 course is an introduction to Digital and computing with a focus on progressing onto level 2 learning. In this course you will learn a range of practical, personal and academic skills in order to prepare you for a career in the digital/computing industry, a level 2 course or apprenticeship within the college.
Introduction to programming skills, web design, and digital skills as well as focusing on your personal development skills and preparation for work and progression.
Course units
"Personal development units- Preparing for work, interview skills, presentation skills, team building, time management and project management Practical skills- Web design, introduction to coding, using specific software and hardware"
What next?
Level 2 Transition course in computing/digital or any level 2 full time or apprenticeship
Entry criteria
English & Maths GCSE at grade 2 or Level 1 Functional Skills in both subjects
Fee information
"There are bursaries available to help you with other course cost, call 01235 216 298 for more information.The 19+ full fee button displays the full fee that may apply, the rules on fee reduction are complicated and we would encourage you to talk to our Admissions staff on 01235 555 585 to discuss your options. Also see the Course Fees & Finance page by searching Fees and bursaries link at the top of the screen."

As part of your course we may organise trips to assist you with your learning. Trips are optional, and you will not be penalised if you choose not to participate.

There are bursaries available to help you with other course costs. Call 01235 216 212 for more information.

The rules on fee reduction are complicated and we would encourage you to talk to our Admissions staff on 01235 555 585 to discuss your options. You can find more information on our Fees and Bursaries page - search "Fees and Bursaries" at the top of the page.

Course fees

16-18 Fee:

Tuition Fee: £0.00

Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £0.00

19+ Fee:

Tuition Fee: £0.00

Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £0.00

19+ Reduced Fee:

Tuition Fee: £0.00

Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £0.00

Qualifications received
Ascentis L1 Certificate in Progression (Computing)
Learning & method assessment
A variety of assessment methods are used including observation of practical tasks, practical task write ups which detail how the task was performed, written theory knowledge papers. These will challenge your understanding of the content and concepts of computing. If required you will also study GSCE English and/or maths to support your entry to employment, apprenticeship or further studies.
User skills
"As well as the technical and practical skills you will gain a range of transferable skills including written and oral communication, team working, self-management, time management, leadership, self-confidence and self-directed learning. You will gain the knowledge, skills and behaviours that you need to gain employment or to progress you onto your next level of study ."