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|September||2 Years||3||Full-Time||Ashington Main Campus||Full-time Vocational|
This course is for people who are looking to progress onto employment in the IT industry or into Higher Education.
5 GCSE at 9-4 (A*-C) including IT and/or merit at BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate in IT. After completion of the Level 3 Extended Certificate in IT, a decision will be made regarding the progression to Level 3 diploma.
|Study level||Cost||Additional fees|
|19+||please enquire||You will need to provide your own stationery and you will be given the opportunity to take part in trips and visits.|
This course will be assessed by 1 externally set practical exam and 3 units of internally assessed coursework.
English and Maths are important life skills that will help you to achieve your best in your studies and progress to your dream career. If you have not already achieved grade 9-4 in GCSE Maths and/ or English at school, we will support you to improve your skills.
The course is run over three days per week for 35 weeks.
You will study the following modules:
Unit 4: Programming
Unit 9: IT Project Management
Unit 11: Cyber Security and Incident Management (External Activity)
Unit 12: IT Technical Support
After completing the course there is opportunity to complete an HNC in computing as well as other qualifications such as Microsoft and Cisco courses. In addition you will be encouraged to apply to University for undergraduate study in a related discipline.
We are the largest further education provider in Northumberland with campuses throughout the county.
Our student transport scheme is available for eligible students to make getting to and from college as easy as possible.
Our extensive re-development programme will create outstanding new facilities.
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