Level 2 Diploma in Information Technology

Level 1 Diploma

Course Location


Cheadle College


Cheadle College

Further Details


College 16-18



Course Start Date

Monday 2nd September 2024

Course Duration

Full-Time, 1 Year

Course Time

Course Fee

£ 1286.54
You may be eligible for support with your tuition fees - please visit the college website - funding and finance page for further information

Course Code


Course Overview

This is a full-time qualification for one year, covering both theoretical and practical aspects of IT focusing on creative skills and technologies.

The course is ideal if you are interested in a career in IT or any digital industry. Not only will you develop your IT skills, knowledge and understanding but you will develop many skills in software packages. There are no external exams

Course Requirements

General entry requirements for our Level 2 Vocational Qualifications include 4 GCSEs grade 3 or above. We are an inclusive college and will consider all applications at interview.

What you will Learn


Your assessments are all done on the computer and are coursework based – there are no exams.


Successful completion of this qualification allows you to progress to the Level 3 IT course or will help you obtain a good apprenticeship.

Career Options

Office/Business Administration
Accounts departments
Publishing or multimedia
Sales and Marketing departments
Education and training

Mandatory Units

Communicating in the IT industry: Identifies the different IT tools available for safe and secure communication and exchange of information within an organisation

Working in the IT industry: You will focus on what jobs are available and what characteristics they will need to secure that job

Contact Details

For further information please contact T: 0161 886 7070 or E: info@trafford.ac.uk

Extra Costs Involved

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Although every care has been taken to ensure that the information contained within this document is accurate, there may be changes to this programme and provision. We will endeavour to keep prospective and current students updated where appropriate and when the information becomes available.
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