IT is a constantly evolving sector with new jobs always coming available. Level 2 in IT is a specialist work-related qualification which is designed to develop technical knowledge and personal skills that are essential for success in both IT related careers and any other jobs where use of IT skills is a requirement.
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.
This course includes coding, website development and computer systems which are important to gaining a career in IT.
- 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 3 (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.