' Next Step ' BTEC Level 1 Introductory Diploma in Vocational Studies

Designed to be taken over one year, the Diploma offers learners the opportunity to study a range of units from different sectors in the suite, supporting progression on to further study. It could be a substantial vocational qualification within a study programme that includes other appropriate subjects such as English and maths.

Example Optional Modules include:


Fixing a water pipe

Making an electrical circuit

Carrying out an electrical installation

Arts & Music

Shooting a short film

Rehearsing for a performance

Performing a piece of music

IT & Media

Developing digital information using IT

Creating a website


Office administration skills

Organising a meeting


Branding a product

Presenting a business idea

Recording income & expenditure

Hair & Beauty

Demonstrating hair styling

Demonstrating makeup techniques

Demonstrating nail art

Health & Social Care

Advising for healthy lifestyles

Measuring older adults’ fitness levels for everyday tasks

Land-based Studies

Caring for and feeding animals

Moving and accommodating animals

Growing plants


Pearson's - BTEC Level 1 Diploma - 601/8588/0

Course Specification

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