West Thames College London

Introductory Diploma in Information Technology - Creating Digital Products

This course provides you with the skills, knowledge and understanding needed to design and create digital products for others to use.

Key course features


Certificate in Digital Applications (CiDA)

Level: Level 1

Mode: Full-time

Start Date: 04 September 2017

Who is this course for?

This course is designed for young people with few qualifications.

About the course

You will study:

  • Unit 1: Being organised
  • Unit 2: Developing a personal progression plan
  • Unit 3: Working with others
  • Unit 4: Researching a topic
  • Unit 5: Developing digital information using IT
  • Unit 6: Using digital communication technologies
  • Unit 7: Solving Technical IT problems
  • Unit 9: Creating a website
  • Unit 11: Developing a digital product
  • Unit 12: Creating a digital animated graphic

In addition to this IT course you will study functional skills in English and maths.

Additional opportunities

You will be expected to take part in projects relating to employability to help develop skills that employer’s value. You may visit organisations which use technical equipment to understand how they are used in a work context.

How will I be assessed?

For each unit you will be expected to complete a number of assignments. Each assignment will be internally assessed by your teachers.

Where next?

If you successfully complete all the modules you can progress to the BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate in Information and Creative Technology.

Entry requirements

None, but you will have an assessment. If you need advice before you apply, please call 020 8326 2020 or email info@west-thames.ac.uk.

This course is free for students under 19 years.

Please see our Fees and Concessions page or call 020 8326 2015 for further details.

How to apply?
Please click the apply now button and fill out the online application form. An adviser will be in touch regarding interview dates.


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