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BTEC L1 Diploma in Vocational Studies (Introductory)

What is the course about?

The Pearson BTEC Level 1 Diploma in Vocational Studies is primarily for post - 16 learners who want to continue their education and develop skills for progression to further learning and, ultimately, to employment. The qualification is designed for learners who need to explore similar sectors before making an informed decision on their next steps in learning.

What topics will I study?

Core Skills

  • Being Organised
  • Developing a Personal Progession Plan
  • Working with Others
  • Researching a Topic

Sector Skills

  • Business
  • Digital Media
  • Health and Social Care
  • Digital Media
  • Hospitality and Catering
  • Land Based Studies
  • Public Services
  • Sport

What will this course lead on to?

The qualifications prepare learners for progression to Level 2 BTEC's or other study programmes available at other colleges and provisions. 

Enrichment Opportunities

We offer a variety of enrichment choices which complete the Vocational Studies programme including specialist speakers and trips and visits to relevant organisations. As part of this programme, all learners will undertake a work placement in a vocational area that they are interested in.

How will I be assessed?

Today's BTEC Introductory qualifications will demand a lot of practical work from you. You will complete a range of units, be organised, take assessments that will demonstrate your skills and keep a portfolio of your assignments. All units are internally assessed and externallly verified. Students will be graded Pass, Merit or Distinction.

Further Information

If you have any queries concerning this subject please contact Nikki Lightfoot, 6th Form Teacher.

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