Level 2 Technical Diploma in IT
One year – Full time
Five GCSEs at grade 9-3 including English and Maths, or a full Level 1 qualification with a ‘stepping stone’ English and Maths qualification.
This course is designed to provide you with a specialist work-related qualification in the computing and IT sector. It has been developed to equip you with the knowledge, understanding and skills necessary for employment in the industry, or to provide career development opportunities for those already in work.
The course includes:
- Essentials of IT
- Essentials of cyber security
- Creating program solutions
- Emerging technologies
- Project and pitching
- Creating websites
- Creating mobile applications
- Games development
In addition, you will build on your knowledge of software applications and explore programming languages and the contexts in which they may be used. Visits will back up your College-based practical work, allowing you to see how computers and other technology systems are used successfully within organisations. You will also have the opportunity to develop other key skills, such as leadership, communication and decision-making skills.
You could progress on to a BTEC Level 3 in IT or other creative technologies, or apply for junior level positions in IT departments.