Comments about Course - OCR National Certificate in Business and ICT (with English) - At the institution - Westminster - Greater London
Duration of the course:
1 year September - July. Daytime
What does the course include?
This course is for 16-18 year olds who wish to obtain a Level 1 qualification in Business and ICT.
This is a 12 unit programme. Some of the units you will cover are:
Working as part of a Team.
* Investigating businesses and the impact of ICT.
* Introducing practical ICT Skills.
* Communication Skills in ICT.
* Investigating options for work in business and ICT.
In addition the course contains:
* Key Skills in Numeracy
* Career Advice
What do you need get on the course?
You will be interviewed to see if you have an interest in Business and ICT, a good reference from school, connexions or employment, and you will have to take a college literacy test.
How is the course assessed?
You will have to produce a portfolio for the 12 vocational units consisting of written and graphical evidence and witness statements. The Key Skills in numeracy is assessed through coursework and an exam. Literacy will be assessed by an exam.
Where does it lead?
You can progress onto Level 2 and/or Level 3 and Access courses with progression to University. Or you can follow the employment pathway with either progressing onto an NVQ, Work based training or Occupational/skills courses leading to employment.