Course Details

  • Technology dominates almost every aspect of our lives in the modern world, and the internet plays a key role in all parts of society. Understanding digital technologies and how they can be used effectively is a vital skill to have in a business environment. This introductory course will help you do just that!

    You’ll develop an extensive and varied range of abilities on this course, all relating to digital technology. You might begin with basic office skills like using email clients, spreadsheets and word processing software, before moving onto techniques associated with mobile devices, e-commerce, website design and imaging software.

    Throughout the course, you’ll be involved in planning, running and leading a number of different design and publishing projects, which help improve your leadership skills and prepare you for work. You’ll have the chance to study English and Maths, developing your written, verbal and visual communication skills for further qualifications or employment.

  • Please Click Here to view the specific entry requirements for our 16-18 Study Programmes.

    Work Experience is a vital part of the course and you will be supported in finding a work placement relevant to your study.

  • Coursework will form most of the assessment for this course and will involve a variety of presentations, project work, written pieces, and presentations.

    If you’re studying English and Maths too, these will be assessed via set exams.

  • When you’ve completed this course, you’ll be laying the groundwork for a future career in business. You’ll have the opportunity to move onto one of a huge range of Level 2 courses at The Manchester College, focusing on Business or Computing and IT.

    You’ll be developing a strong set of IT skills for use in any office environment too, whether you want to work in banking or law, retail or the public sector. If you keep developing your knowledge and abilities as a computer specialist, you’ll be on the path to a number of potential careers in the IT and Computing industry.

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  • Courses like this one are usually free for 16-18 year-olds to take. You won’t have to worry about tuition fees.

    If you’re 19 or older, or if you’re concerned about any other costs associated with college, our Fees, Funding and Finance page will give you lots of information on special loans to fund any fees, bursaries and grants to reduce costs, and extra financial support for those in need.

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  • Our course enquiries team is on-hand to answer any questions you might have about this qualification, the application process, enrolment, or anything else about life at The Manchester College.

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