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Digital – Level 2

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About the course

This is an exciting course focused on a wide-ranging understanding of the IT sector with both practical and written elements where you will have opportunities to get hands-on with the latest technologies, gaining a nationally-recognised qualification in computing. We aim to improve your future employment prospects by helping you to develop work-ready skills, ensuring you are able to undertake work experience in partnership with recognised computing employers and ensuring you have successfully achieved your English and maths. This course covers a variety of industry related topics including communicating in the IT industry, working in the IT industry, computer systems, and IT security.

Topics and units

Units:
– Communicating in the IT industry
– Working in the IT industry
– Presenting information
– Computer systems
– Installing hardware
– Setting-up an IT network
– IT security

Work placement opportunities:
DB Computing, Aktrion, Capgemini

Careers and progression

Progressing to: IT Level 3 if achieving a merit or higher, or straight into employment
Aspirational careers: Software developer, programmer, analyst, computer technician, project manager, website designer and games developer

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs at grade 3, including English or maths

Additional information

Trips include visit to Milton Keynes to see the first mainframe computer and other ad hoc trips depending on student career aspirations. Uniform is to be worn: this can be purchased from the college at approx £10 per polo shirt.

What to do next

If you are interested in applying for this course, please click ‘apply now‘ on this page or at the top of any page, and create an website account or sign in an account you have already created and complete the application form. 

To find out more information about our courses and college life, you can visit an open event to meet our team and check out our facilities for yourself.

Type

Full Time

Duration

1 Year

Campus

Haybridge Road, Telford

Support

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Talk to us

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Upcoming events

Open event
20 March 2024
5.00pm — 7.30pm
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Open event
19 June 2024
5.00pm — 7.30pm
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