During this course, you will build a strong foundation of knowledge and skills to enable you to successfully enter a career in a digital environment.
You will explore systems infrastructure, application development, web development, social media and network security. You will also develop your understanding of business analysis including providing digital content for organisations.
When will I start the course and how long will it take?
The course will start in September and will take one year to complete.
This course will take place at our Main Campus, Huyton, Liverpool, L36 3SD.
What will I study?
You will study a wide range of topics including:
- Apply appropriate security measures to computer systems and mobile devices
- Explore current and emerging technologies and their purposes
- Investigate how an organisation uses technology to meet its needs
- Set up and configure technology systems
- Exploring current and emerging technologies
- Security protection and risk management
- IT service solutions
- Digital applications development
- Organisational uses for digital media systems
- Creating digital multichannel applications
How is it assessed?
You will be assessed throughout the year based on a range of practical and written work and externally assessed units.
Do I need any previous qualifications to start this course?
You should have four GCSEs at grade 3 or above, including English or maths.
Achieving a good standard of English and maths is a key requirement for many jobs, as well as for courses you may wish to progress on to. If you achieve below grade 4 in your English and/or maths GCSEs at school, you will study it alongside your chosen course when you join us.
What are the course fees?
If you are a school leaver, aged 16-18, (under the age of 19 on or before 31st August 2024), you do not pay tuition fees or examination and registration fees and may be eligible for additional support depending on your financial situation. For more information, please visit our dedicated Financial Support page.
What can I go on to do once I have completed this course?
Once you have successfully completed this course, you will have the opportunity to progress on to the level 3 Extended Diploma in Information Technology.
Alternatively, you may decide to gain employment in the industry or undertake an apprenticeship.
Are you ready to apply?
However, if you still have questions in relation to this course and wish to receive further information, please submit your enquiry here.
Ref: Matt Cashmore