Information and Creative Technology Level 2 Certificate

This programme will provide you with a broad introduction to the world of IT, allowing you to develop your knowledge and understanding of the contribution technology makes to modern life.

  • Level

    Level 2

  • Type

    Other

  • Study Mode

    Full-time

  • Duration

    1 Year

  • Location

    Reading College

This programme will give you a broad introduction to the Level 3 T Level in Digital and can be a route to other Level 3 programmes such as our BTEC offering.

The IT industry is constantly evolving and developing in new and innovative ways. This programme will provide you with a broad introduction to the world of IT, allowing you to develop your knowledge and understanding of the contribution technology makes to modern life.

You will develop your knowledge and skills in a creative and enjoyable way, combining academic learning with hands-on experience. This course offers students the opportunity to study a range of subjects including software design, computer hardware, databases, networking and web development.

You will also develop your English, Maths and ICT skills to help you to complete your course work and prepare for further study or employment.

You will be expected to attend work experience placement as part of this course.

Get ready for work in the IT and business sectors with this information and communications technology qualification. You will study a number of modules and in addition you will develop your English and mathematical skills.

At the end of the programme, you will be able to demonstrate all the following outcomes:

  • explore data analysis solutions
  • design a cyber security resilience plan
  • produce digital solutions

You will achieve these outcomes by studying the following topics:

  • The Online World
  • Technology Systems
  • Digital Portfolio
  • Software Development

Formal assessment is through assignments, projects, presentations, and practical assessments, which are set at regular intervals throughout the course. Assignments will be graded Pass, Merit or Distinction.

As well as a keen motivation for the subject area, you must have four GCSEs at grade 3 or above including English, Science and Mathematics or BTEC Level 1 Diploma in IT at Merit Level.

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