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Computing and IT

Information and Creative Technology Certificate Level 2

  • Course Type: Diploma/Certificate

What can this course lead to?

On successful completion of this course you can progress to the Level 3 IT, Computing or Air and Defence Diplomas.  You will need to pass the course with a merit and have also passed your GCSE maths and English at a 4 or above

Alternatively if you are 18 you could enter full time employment, or consider an apprenticeship. The IT skills you have will allow you to work in a wide range of fields, not just IT!

Who is it for?

Develop a range of skills and knowledge for a career in the IT industry. This course will give you a solid understanding of web technologies, database systems and digital graphics whilst developing a digital portfolio to showcase your skills to potential employers and course leaders.

Besides using a range of academic methods such as writing reports, producing presentations and taking part in discussions, you will design and develop solutions such as a database application, digital graphic products and websites.

What is covered?

The units you will study include:

  • The Online World (External Assessment)
  • Technology Systems (External Assessment)
  • A Digital Portfolio (Internal Assessment)
  • Creating Digital Graphics (Internal Assessment)
  • Database Development (Internal Assessment)
  • Website Development (Internal Assessment)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

4 GCSEs at grades 3/D or above, including English and maths, or a relevant Level 1 Diploma plus English and maths at 3/D or above.

We will review each application on a case-by-case basis to ensure you get a place on the course most suitable for you.

One of the ways we do this is through a very effective ‘6 weeks to success programme’ that operates from the first day you start your course. This includes support such as (but not limited to):

  • Allowing you to change courses if you change your mind in the first 6 weeks -subject to availability
  • Moving you between course levels if you are finding your current level too easy / too hard – subject to availability
  • Incorporating English and maths GCSE resits in to your timetable if you haven’t reached the pass grade of 4 or above
  • One-to-one reviews with your academic tutor to ensure you are progressing and achieving well

Our course enquiries and admissions team can be contacted at should you have any further questions.

Start date: 02/09/2024

Course Code
1 Year

Full-time courses are fully funded for 16 to 18-year-olds. For age 19+, various funding options are available.

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My course gave me access to work experience with market-leading cyber security consultancy ‘Pentesec’, This gave me the edge when securing a place at Northumbria University to study a BSc in Networks and Cyber Security.

Tom Sadler
Computing Extended Diploma Level 3

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