This course is suitable for learners with a sound basic knowledge of Computing or Information Technology who wish to progress in these fields in employment or to a relevant degree course.
What Will I Learn?
You will study all aspects of ICT, from databases to web development, Developing Business Applications to Networking Concepts. During year two, you will study a large part of the course in the workplace, so the course content can be tailored to meet your career aspirations.
A relevant BTEC Level 3 profile of Pass/Pass/Pass or DD at A Level (or equivalent). Additionally, GCSE passes at grade C or above in three subjects to include English/Welsh Language and Mathematics/Numeracy (consideration is given to individual circumstances). Mature learners with relevant industry experience who do not meet the academic qualifications will be considered individually via interview.
You will be invited to attend an interview and will undertake a n assessment in literacy and numeracy to establish any support required.
The course will be delivered through a mix of traditional lectures and practical sessions. Some modules will be available online. Each module will have assessed assignments and some will have an exam at the end.
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Please note: Fees are payable for each year of study. Higher Education Fees for courses starting September 2020 have yet to be decided. We estimate that they will be confirmed by April 2020.
- On successful completion of the course you will be able to put your knowledge into action in the workplace. It has a strong practical orientation and prepares you for a career in computer application design and development, user support and training, in commercial organisations and software houses. You can also progress onto a relevant degree course. On successful completion of this course you will be receive a University of South Wales award.
Information technology or telecommunications director
Average salary: £46,781
IT specialist manager
Average salary: £36,017
IT project or programme manager
Average salary: £48,087
Information technology or telecommunications professional n.e.c.
Average salary: £31,863
Job holders in this unit group plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate the work and resources necessary to provide and operate information technology and telecommunications services within an organisation.
There are no pre-set entry requirements although candidates usually possess a degree or equivalent qualification together with substantial, relevant work experience. A variety of professional and postgraduate qualifications is available.