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LEVEL 2 COMPUTING DIPLOMA

Qualification

OCR Level 2 Cambridge Technical Diploma in IT

Course Code

22P1ICT00094

Duration

1 Year

Entry Requirements

Five GCSEs at grade 3 or above including maths and English or the functional skills equivalent. Or a level 1 qualification in a relevant subject area plus GCSE maths and English at grade 2 or above, or the functional skills equivalent.

Future Study and Careers

Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Networking and Digital Design.

Career options include an end-user support technician, a junior programmer or web developer.

What you need to know

IS THIS FOR ME?

This course is for you if you are interested in exploring different computing roles in a range of industries including gaming industries, cybersecurity and solutions in software.

HOW AND WHAT WILL I LEARN

You will have access to inspirational teaching sessions to help you understand important topics in the industry.

You will complete either work-based projects or work experience allowing you to get a real insight into the industry.

You will develop practical skills in how to install computer software and hardware, and how to diagnose and fix faults.  You will also gain knowledge of the IT industry and learn good practice within IT organisations.

You will hone relevant workplace skills such as communicating effectively in a working environment, building rapport with others and problem-solving.

You will develop transferable skills such as problem-solving, delivering presentations, academic writing and working with others.

You will learn:

  • How to design and develop computer games
  • Cybersecurity
  • How to set up IT Networks
  • Computer Hardware
  • How to communicate effectively in the IT industry
  • How to use software to support projects within IT

LOCATION

Stevenage Campus