Level 2 Computing and Information Technology (IT)

Information Technology is one of the fastest growing sectors in the UK. The aim of this course is to inspire and enthuse learners to become technology savvy. You will have the opportunity to gain a broad knowledge and understanding of, and to develop skills in, the information technology sector and some aspects of the creative industries.


All full-time learners will be expected to attend skills sessions as well as their chosen vocational course. You will also be asked to attend tutorial sessions as part of your full-time course timetable.

What Will I Learn?

You will explore the fundamentals of IT and gain practical skills, knowledge and understanding to design, make and review various different types of software and hardware technologies. You will learn all about the online world, customer service skills, the principles of networking and IT support as well as skills in web design, digital graphics and digital animation.




Entry Requirements

You will require 4 GCSEs at grades A*- D including Maths/Numeracy and English Language/Welsh (First Language) or a Level 1 in a related vocational subject.

Assessment

You will be assessed with a combination of assignments, an online test for one unit and practical hands on and work-related tasks.

Career Progression

Successful completion of this course may provide opportunities for progression onto further learning at L3, an apprenticeship or into employment

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Course Details
Level:Level 2
Mode:Full Time
Start Date:05/09/2022
Location:Ystrad Mynach
Course Code:06F208YA
Fees
FT Registration Fee: £30

Please note: Fees are payable for each year of study.

Future Careers
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