Diploma in IT & Computing, Level 2

Course overview

What is a network? How are graphics made? Can I create my own webpage? If you find yourself asking these and other computer-related questions, then you need this course! Our Diploma in Information and Creative Technology, Level 2 will introduce you to the world of computers and help you take your first-step onto the IT career ladder. By the end of the course, you will be aware of networking essentials, know how to recognsie different types of hardware and software, and be ready to work in the world of IT!

Our hands-on course will introduce you to a range of IT subjects. You will discover how a computer works and how to set up an IT network, before beginning to use databases and spreadsheets to present information. You will also learn how to create graphics, webpages and websites, learn about Cyber Security, and develop your communication skills.

Entry requirements

Applicants require 4 GCSE’s (A*-D) or (Grade 3 and above) to include English and Maths. Entry will be subject to a satisfactory reference and interview.

Entry decisions will be discretionary at interview. Students will continually be assessed through probation period to ensure they are on the correct level.

How will I be assessed?

You will create a folder of work and your tutor will mark this as you complete each task. Some of your assignments will be based on the practical work that you complete on the computer. There are no written exams.

What can I do next

If you want to take your skills to the next level, you will want to take our Extended Diploma in IT, Level 3.

Alternately with a Diploma for IT Professionals Level 2, you can choose to enter a range of career pathways, including hardware retail, technical or network support, database administration, web games or software development.

Course Modules

- Build a Computer
- Computer Networks
- Website Development
- Multimedia Products
- Software Development
- Mobile App Development
- The Online World
- Computing in the Workplace

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Start Date
September 2018

Qualifications / Level
Level 2

Study Type
Full Time

Locations
Redditch Campus
St Andrew's Worcester

Cost
Under 19: Free
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Course Code
ICT-DP2