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Level 1 Introductory Diploma in Vocational Studies (Adult Course)

This course is suitable for students aged 19 and over.

This introductory course is designed to help you to develop a wide range of skills including problem solving, team work, communication and research, to prepare you for the next level of study.

You will develop your understanding of digital communication technologies, website design and spreadsheets while researching a relevant topic and exploring how to develop computer programs.

When will I start the course and how long will it take?

This course starts in September and will take one year to complete.

This course will take place at our Town Centre Campus, Water Street, St Helens, WA10 1PP.

What will I study?

During this course you will cover the following units:

  • Being Organised
  • Developing a Personal Progression Plan
  • Working with Others
  • Researching a Topic
  • Developing Digital Information using IT
  • Creating a Storyboard
  • Creating a Spreadsheet to Solve Problems
  • Creating a Website
  • Organise a Meeting
  • Contribute to Running an Event

How is it assessed?

You will be assessed using a range of practical assignments, coursework and a portfolio of evidence.

Do I need any previous qualifications to start this course?

You do not need any formal qualifications, just passion and a commitment to your studies.

What are the course fees?

The total cost of this course is £994. You may be eligible for funding depending on your personal circumstances and subject to a fee assessment during the enrolment process. For further details, please visit our financial support pages.

What can I go on to do once I have completed this course?

Upon successful completion of this course, you may wish to progress on to the next level of study.

Are you ready to apply?

Are you

ready to apply?

Simply fill in our online form here.

However, if you still have questions in relation to this course and wish to receive further information, please submit your enquiry here.

Please note, we have taken our utmost care to describe and show course information as accurately as possible. St Helens College reserves the right to amend, remove and add courses in the future. This information cannot be considered contractual and advertised course fees are subject to change.

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