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Where will this course lead?

This is a two year course which leads on to higher education, a degree apprenticeship, a level 4 apprenticeship or into employment.

What will I study?

During the first year you will study:

Unit 1: Communication and Employability skills for IT Practitioners
Unit 2: Computer Systems
Unit 6: Software Design and Development
Unit 7: Organisation systems security
Unit 9: Networks 
Unit 28: Website Production 
Unit 36: Computer games platforms and Technologies
Unit 10: Communication Technologies
Unit 8: e-commerce

After successfully completing the first year you will study:

Unit 3: Information Systems
Unit 5: Managing Computer networks
Unit 19: Computer Systems Architecture
Unit 12: IT Technical support
Unit 24: Controlling Systems Using IT
Unit 32: Networked Systems security
Unit 13: IT Troubleshooting and repair
Unit 25: Maintaining Computer Systems
Unit 29: Installing and Upgrading Software

How will this course be delivered?

This course consists of practical and theoretical sessions culminating in either assignments or internal examinations depending on the unit. Employer involvement is an essential part of the course so you will have external speakers who are actively involved in the industry.

What qualifications will I get?

At the end of the first year you will get:
• IT 90 Credit Level 3 Diploma EDEXCEL
• Units working towards content related to CISCO Internet of Everything Certificate.
At the end of the course you will also have achieved;
• IT Networking and System Support Level 3 Extended Diploma EDEXCEL
• Units working towards content related to CISCO Introduction to Cyber Security Certificate.

How will I be assessed?

All units are assessed by assignments internally set and marked by the College.

How do I get a place on the course?

You can get a place on the course by completing an application form or applying on line for an interview. Applicants are invited for an interview with a member of the School of Computing.

What are the entry requirements?

4 GCSEs at grade 4 / grade C including English Language and Maths, or a Pass or higher in a Level 2 OCR Diploma or BTEC Extended Certificate and grade 4 / grade C GCSEs in English Language and Maths .

What can I do after this course?

This is a two year course which leads on to higher education, a level 4 apprenticeship, a degree apprenticeship or into employment.

Location

Stratford-upon-Avon College

Start Date

Sept-2021

Day

Various

Time

TBC

Course Fee

N/A For 16 to 18 Year Olds

Course Code

IPABY061SCF1-2

Study Mode

Full Time