Start Date: Duration: Level: Study mode: Course location: Course Type:
September 1 year Level 2 Full-Time Ashington Main Campus Full-time Vocational

What’s it all about?

This course is for someone who is wants to improve their IT and Creativity skills. The aim of this course is to gove an overarching skill set in the IT world form IT systems to application programming. This course allows you to gain 5 GCSE Grade 9-4 equivalents and then progression to the Level 3 Extended Certificate in IT.

The course introduces IT systems, Andriod application, programming, online world, website development and automated systems. The assessments include 2 externally assessed exams on online world & technology systems and then internally assessed peices of coursework which consists of practicals and theory elements.

Once you have applied for this course, you will be contacted by a member of the IT teahcing staff to arrange an interview to discuss the course. Once you have enrolled onthe course, you will study for a year with us. After completing your L2 course you will then have the opportunity to progress onto the L3 Diploma in IT or T Level in Digital Design and Production.

Two GCSE's Grade 3/D or a prior Level 1 qualification.

Study level Cost Additional fees
19+ please enquire All IT equipment will be provided by the department, but you can bring your own peripherals (keyboard & mouse) if you wish. We do ask you to bring a notepad and pen/pencil for the theory sessions.

Assessment is designed to fit the purpose and objective of the qualification and all units are internally assessed – giving learners the opportunity to demonstrate skills developed in applied scenarios. There is a range of assessment styles suited to skills- and sector-based qualifications at this level. All units are graded to encourage skills development and performance.

Each learner has the opportunity to gain a placement within the IT industry. This can range from IT technical support, database development, website development and programming. We have dedicated skills coaches to help and advise on how to gain not only the placement but the skills for employment.

Monday - Friday 9am - 4:15pm, timetables are confirmed at the start of term.

The aim for this course is to build upon the foundation knowledge of IT so that students are able to design and develop various products within the IT world. By completing this course you will be able to gain access to studying level 3 IT or T Level Digital Design and Production.

You will study the following modules:

- Online World
- IT Systems
- Digital Portfolio
- Spreadsheet Development
- Database Development
- Software Development
- Website Development
- Installing and maintaining computer hardware

Pearson BTEC

What’s next?

After completing your Level 2 course you will then have the opportunity to progress onto the L3 Diploma in IT or T Level in Digital Design and Production.

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