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Key Facts

Level:
Level 1
Subject Sector:
6.1 ICT Practitioners
Credits:
6
Qualification No:
603/6451/8
GLH:
48 hours
Total qualification time:
60 hours
Price:
£29.50 per learner
Age Range:
16-18 & 19+

Qualification purpose

Prepare for further learning or training and/or develop knowledge and/or skills in a subject area

Qualification Grading Type

Pass

Assessment Methods

  • Portfolio of Evidence

  • Why choose Gateway Qualifications for this qualification?

    Gateway Qualifications offers a range of innovative, flexible and dynamic vocational qualifications that are valued and meaningful and which will develop the skills necessary to gain employment or to progress through further study.

    Rules of Combination

    Learners must complete 6 credits from Group M (Digital and IT Skills Units)


    Units

    Digital and IT Skills Units

    Learners must achieve 6 credits from this group.

    Computer-Aided Design

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    A/618/3623
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    Computerised Accounting Software

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    R/618/3627
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    Cybersecurity

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    48
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    Y/618/3631
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    Database Software

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    H/618/3633
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    Desktop Publishing Software

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    A/618/3640
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    Diary Management

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    J/618/3642
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    Digital Graphics

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    48
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    L/618/3643
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    Digital Skills Career Progression

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    Y/618/3645
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    Digital Skills Project

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    48
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    H/618/3647
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    Games Design and Development

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    48
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    M/618/3652
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    IT Support Fundamentals

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    48
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    L/618/3660
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    Interactive Media

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    48
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    A/618/3654
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    Introduction to Networking

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    48
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    J/618/3656
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    Introduction to Programming

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    48
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    R/618/3658
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    Photo Editing Software

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    Y/618/3662
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    Social Media Marketing

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    H/618/3664
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    Using Digital Technologies

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    M/618/3666
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    Virtual Meetings

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    T/618/3667
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    Website Design

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    48
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    A/618/3668
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    What is the purpose of this qualification?

    This qualification is for learners who want to develop and extend their digital skills to prepare for employment for different roles in the digital and creative industries, such as software and programming, network support and digital design. The qualification is also designed for job roles in other industries where specific digital skills are required, such as finance, marketing and machining and manufacturing. The qualification includes a mandatory unit along with optional units that relate directly to the skills, knowledge and behaviours expected by employers and covers a wide range and use of different digital technologies, systems and software.


    What skills, knowledge, or understanding does this qualification develop?

    Learners will develop knowledge and understanding of the core areas of Digital and an introduction to the skills required in the Digital sector.


    Progression & entry requirements

    There is no requirement for learners to have achieved prior qualifications or units prior to undertaking this/these qualifications. Learners can progress in a number of ways: • broadening the range of skills they develop by increasing the size of their qualification (Award → Certificate → Diploma) • developing skills at a higher level by moving up the level of qualification from Level 1 to Level 2 and then to Level 3 • progressing to employment where they can apply their digital and IT knowledge and skills.

    Funding information

    There are now two main sources for funding information, a straightforward ESFA Qualification Search and the more detailed Find a Learning Aim website.

    The new Find a learning aim (FALA) service provides a search tool that you can use to check the funding status of any qualification, framework, unit, standard or T Level:

    View this qualification on the ESFA’s Find a learning aim website

    The Education and Skills Funding Agency search provides funding information on qualifications. It does not provide funding information for units, non-regulated activity and work placements, for this information please use Find a learning aim (FALA).

    View this qualification on the ESFA Qualification Funding Search

    How to find a learning aim

    If you’re not sure how to use the new find a learning aim website, we’ve created a handy walkthrough to help you:

    How to Use: Find a learning Aim


    We have done our best to collate and summarise the key information, and wherever possible we alert our providers to changes in funding policy.

    This funding information is provided in good faith and it is always advisable to check directly with the funding agencies before committing to delivery.