1 Grade 4 / C pass at GCSE, 3 Grade 3 / D passes at GCSE. Ideally these should include English and maths.
The Level 2 Diploma in Information Technology is a one year qualification equivalent to three GCSEs. It is designed for students who are interested in progressing to further study in IT-related disciplines. IT systems have a significant role in the world around us and play a part in almost everything we do. This course gives students a broad base of knowledge of the IT sector. The units enable students to explore a range of areas to go on to study further and they will also have gained enough skills and knowledge to enable them to progress to a Level 3 qualification in IT.
This course is designed to be studied over one year, alongside English and Maths. You will work on a number of practical assignments in units and will be assessed on a grade scale of Pass, Merit or Distinction. Some units are mandatory and some are optional.
You can expect to study:
- Website Development
- Computer Games Development
- Spreadsheet Modelling
- Working and Communicating within the IT Industry
- Customising Software
This course is a Diploma and is equivalent to 3 GCSEs. It is not studied with any other courses, apart from English and Maths qualifications, if a grade 4 at GCSE has not already been achieved in either or both.