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Level 1

Laser L1 LEAP Diploma in Information Technology


This course provides an exciting and practical introduction to the world of computing. The LASER Level 1 Diploma in Information Technology is a specially design programme to support learners into a career in IT. The focus of the course in on developing computing knowledge and skills so that students gain an understanding of programming, computer hardware and software, and the creative use of IT. It is a perfect start to learning about all aspects of computing and develops professional computing skills so students are ready for a career in this exciting and crucial industry.


Entry onto this programme is subject to achieving one or more of the following;

• 4x GCSEs at grade 1-2 including English and Maths.


Step 1

Set Up Your Account

You’ll be prompted to create an account which will allow you to log in to our Application Tracker website whenever you wish. This will provide you with important information and you can also track the progress of your application.

Step 2


Complete each step of the application form and then submit your completed form. We’ll let you know when we’ve safely received it with an acknowledgement email.

Step 3

Application Review Meeting

Before offering you a place at college, we’ll meet with you (either in person, by telephone or online). We’ll send you a link to our booking page where you can select a time that’s convenient for you.

Step 4

Accept Your Place

Offers will be sent to you via the email address you have provided. The offer will be conditional, based on predicted GCSE grades. You’ll need to accept your offer within 14 days to secure your place.

Step 5

What next?

Once you receive your GCSE results, you’ll need to get in touch with the college to inform us of them and start your enrolment process.

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Make the most of these extraordinary times and gain a nationally-recognised qualification. A short online course is a significant first step to improving your skills and achieving your career goals.

Financial support

The applicable fees for this course, including any available discounts, will be listed in the information above.

How to apply

Once you have created an account, you can easily apply to your chosen course and track the status of your application at any time.


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