Level 2 Extended Certificate in Skills for Professions in the Creative and Digital Industries

Course Summary

If you want to work or study in Computing or Creative sector and do not have the required skills and knowledge to offer an employer or a university, we may have the right course for you! This course will enable you to deepen your understanding of most popular specialist IT and creative programs that employers and universities want.

You will be learning new skills in mobile application design, web design, programming and preparation for employment. You will have the opportunity to develop your language and mathematical skills, if you have not achieved a high grade in your GCSE exams. We would also encourage you to fit a voluntary or part time job around your program of study at college. All units are course work based. In successful completion of this course, you will have the opportunity to progress to a higher-level course or to employment in a wide range of junior jobs.

IT/Computing graduates are among the best-paid jobs. There is a huge range of career options that are highly in demand such as, Programming, Database Management, Robotics, AI, Augmented Reality (AR), Cloud Computing, Cyber Security and Networking and Desktop Support. On successful completion of this course, you will achieve an Extended Certificate in Skills for Professions in the Creative and Digital Industries.

What will I study?

The course will cover the following modules*:

  • Computer graphics
  • Creating and publishing websites
  • Mobile application design
  • Practical presentation skills
  • Preparation for employment in the creative and digital industries
  • Programming fundamentals
  • Spreadsheets
  • Working in a team
Subject: Computing and Digital Industries
Course Target: 16-18
Qualification Type: Certificate
Study Location: Tower Hamlets Campus

Where Does It Lead:

Level 3 course in computing or creative industries, Apprenticeship or employment

Entry Requirement:

3 or 4 GCSEs at grade 3 including English Language and maths or a full Level 1 vocational qualification at Merit or Distinction grade (if graded) plus GCSE equivalent Level 1 Functional English and maths qualifications. Entry is also subject to interview and satisfactory references

Course Duration: 1 Year
Study Days: Monday-Friday
Study Time: Day 9am-4pm
Course Fees: £1670.00
Fees Disclaimer: *(Courses offered to 16-18 students are free. Adults(19+) students will have to pay fees subject to their circumstances please enquire at enrolment).

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