Information technology student working on a computer in a classroom

City & Guilds Entry Level 1 Functional Skills in Information & Communication Technology (ICT)

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Course content

  • Use computer hardware
  • Use software and applications for a purpose, to create a poster or a leaflet
  • Keep access information secure by using passwords
  • Understand the need to stay safe

Who is the course for?

  • People aged 16 – 18
  • People aged up to 24 who declare a disability and have an EHC Plan

Entry requirements

To start on this course you need to show at Initial Assessment that this is a suitable level for your current skills in ICT.


  • Progression on to an IT course at Entry 2.

When is the course run?

September 2019

Study Programme

If you are aged 16 – 18 or up to 24 who declare a disability and have an EHC Plan, this course will form part of your study programme. The programme also includes English and maths qualifications, employability skills, a work placement and other personal development and enrichment opportunities.

Course Fees

Courses are free for all students aged 16 – 18 (or up to 24 if you declare a disability and have an Education, Health & Care Plan).