16-18 Courses, 16-18: Vocational

Computing (Level 3 Extended Diploma)

Course Overview

Entry requirements

  • Five or more GCSEs at grade 9-4 including English and maths
  • Level 2 BTEC Diploma at Merit or Distinction
  • NVQ2/VRQ2
  • Where there are specific subjects required at GCSE we can discuss your grades with you when you come to enrol


Study units include:

  • Principles of computer science
  • Fundamentals of computer systems
  • IT systems security and encryption
  • Business applications of social media
  • Mobile apps
  • Digital graphics and animation


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What Can This Course Lead To

  • Extended National Diploma or possibly Higher National Certificate (subject to grades)
  • At the end of the second year, this qualification supports entry to university

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