BTEC Level 1 Foundation Learning Diploma

  • Course type: BTEC Level 1 Diploma
  • Awarding/exam body: Edexcel

Introduction

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The Introductory Diploma (sometimes referred to as Foundation Learning) is flexible and personalised to meet the needs of individual students.  The course is designed to encourage students to develop the personal skills and qualities they need for work and learning and to help them achieve their full potential. It is a practical “hands on” course taught in the context of real jobs and careers in various industries. You will receive credits and/or individual certificates for qualifications that you achieve within the framework.

  • Course units...

    Unit 10: Self-assessment

    Unit 11: Career progression

    Unit 16: Working in Business and Administration

    Unit 27: Job Opportunities in Business Administration

    Unit 17: Communicating Electronically

    Unit 23: Supporting Business Meetings

    Unit 22: Recording Business Transactions

    Unit 10: Taking part in Exercise and Fitness

    Unit 14: Working in Sport and Active Leisure

    Unit 7 Developing video products

    Unit 13: Job Opportunities in the Creative Media

     

    PLUS: BTEC LEVEL 1 AWARD IN PERSONAL/SOCIAL SKILLS

    Unit 04: Developing Self

    Unit 08: Healthy Living

    Unit 3: Working as part of a group

     

    PLUS: FUNCTIONAL SKILLS

    Functional Skills in Maths, ICT and English

  • Course assessment...

    All units are internally assessed and include assignments and coursework.

  • This course can lead to...

    An Introductory Diploma is equivalent to 4 GCSEs at grades D-G.  With successful completion of the course you may apply to proceed to Level 2 courses.  Alternatively, you may progress to work or training, such as an apprenticeship.

  • Entry requirements...

    There are no specific course entry requirements. However, a good record of attendance and punctuality is needed with ability to meet deadlines and work independently and as part of a team.

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