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Where will this course lead?

This is a two year course. It can lead on to a level 3 apprenticeship or into employment.  It can also lead on to Higher Education.

What will I study?

In 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 9: Networks
Unit 10: Communication Technologies
Unit 36: Computer games platforms and Technologies

After successfully completing the first year you will study:

Unit 3: Information Systems
Unit 30: Digital Graphics
Unit 12: IT Technical support
Unit 41: 3D Modelling
Unit 13: IT Troubleshooting and repair
Unit 31: Computer Animation

How will this course be delivered?

This course consists of practical and theoretical sessions culminating of vocational assignments 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 Subsidiary Diploma Level 3 EDEXCEL

  • Units working towards content related to CISCO Internet of Everything Certificate.

At the end of the second year you will also have achieved:

  •  IT General Level 3 Diploma EDEXCEL

  • Units working towards content related to CISCO Introduction to Cyber Security Certificate.

In addition you will have re-taken your English and Mathematics GCSE.

How will I be assessed?

All units are assessed by assignments and are 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. Applicants are invited for an interview with a member of the Computing team.

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?

After this course you can choose to progress to higher education, a level 3 apprenticeship or into employment.

Location

Stratford-upon-Avon College

Start Date

Sept-2020

Day

TBC

Time

TBC

Course Fee

N/A For 16 to 18 Year Olds

Course Code

IPABX061SCF1

Study Mode

Full Time