This course includes coding, website development and computer systems which are important to gaining a career in IT.
What will I learn?
This course is designed to provide you with the knowledge, understanding and skills necessary for career development opportunities. The focus is on IT as a powerful tool for real-life use within a wide range of applications.
- Digital Graphics and Website Design
- Software Design & Development
- Spreadsheet Systems and Computer Systems
- Working & Communicating in the IT Industry
How will I be assessed?
You will undertake continuous assignments, which may be presented in a variety of ways including projects, written work and group presentations.
4 GCSEs at D or above including English and Maths, or a full Level 1 qualification in ICT . You must also have an interest in developing your skills in this area and a basic knowledge of the subject.
Progression & Career Opportunities
The course will assist you in following up work opportunities in a broad range of IT-related and PC support jobs. It can also be a sound foundation for progressing to higher level qualifications, including Level 3 BTEC Diploma in IT. You can gain employment in the IT industry setting up hardware or software systems for small companies.
Cost of Study
£2500 - If you are aged 16-18 the course will be free.
A £50 fee will be payable on enrolment for a programme of trips that will be arranged throughout the academic year.