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.
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
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.
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.
All units are assessed by assignments and are set and marked by the College
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.
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 .
After this course you can choose to progress to higher education, a level 3 apprenticeship or into employment.
N/A For 16 to 18 Year Olds