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
You will develop a wide range of IT skills that will be valuable in the workplace. You will also understand the design process through planning, designing and making graphics, a website and a game.
Successful completion of this qualification allows you to progress to the Level 3 IT course or will help you obtain a good apprenticeship.
Your assessments are all done on the computer and are coursework based – there are no exams.
This further education course is free for all 16-18 year olds who are a resident in the UK and the European Economic Area or have been for the last 3 years. You must be under 19 years old on 31st August in the calendar year you start your course.