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IT & Computing

This qualification provides you with Level 2 information technology skills that could lead to further education in the field or related areas. It can offer those moving into their first job roles the confidence to work effectively with information and communications technology and deal with tasks that are more technically advanced.

  • Entry Requirements, Units, Assessment and more...

    Entry Requirements

    Successful completion of a level 1 IT course or experience working at level 1 IT.

    Assessment Method

    Learners are assessed through practical assignments.

    Aims of the course

    This is a follow-on course from Award in IT Application Specialist Level 1. This course is designed to offer you the opportunity to further improve your IT skills.

    Progression Opportunities

    Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to progress to the next level available or seek employment.

    Facilities

    IT equipped classrooms and a well-resourced Learning Centre.

    Career Options

    This course can lead to further education or employment in information and communications technology or related areas. What can I earn in the digital skills sector?When you're deciding what to study post-16 it's important to think about where your course will lead. If you choose to study for a digital skills qualification you'll be starting on a career path with loads of opportunity for progression and an excellent salary in your sights. For example: IT Project Managers start on around £29 000 a year and an earn £49 000 with 3-5 years' experience IT User Support Technicians start on around £22 000 a year and can earn £33 000 with 3-5 years' experience and Website Developers start on around £18 000 and can earn £32 000 with 3-5 years' experience.

Course Details

Venue Southwark
Day/Eve Evening
Mode Part Time
Duration 14 weeks
Start Date 21/03/2022
End Date 01/07/2022
Course Code 4ITEI9A0

Funding

For up-to-date information about tuition fees, living costs and financial support, visit Fees and Finance.

16-18 Free
19-24 £ 225
24+ Please Enquire
International £600

More Options

  • Starting 21/03/2022 at Southwark
    Venue Southwark
    Day/Eve Evening
    Mode Part Time
    Duration 14 weeks
    Start Date 21/03/2022
    End Date 01/07/2022
    Course Code 4ITEH9A0

    Funding

    For up-to-date information about tuition fees, living costs and financial support, visit Fees and Finance.

    16-18 Free
    19-24 £ 225
    24+ Please Enquire
    International £600
  • Starting 06/03/2023 at Southwark
    Venue Southwark
    Day/Eve Evening
    Mode Part Time
    Duration 14 weeks
    Start Date 06/03/2023
    End Date 30/06/2023
    Course Code 4ITEI9A0

    Funding

    For up-to-date information about tuition fees, living costs and financial support, visit Fees and Finance.

    16-18 Free
    19-24 £ 225
    24+ Please Enquire
    International £600

Key information

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And Then?

College isn't just about a social life and good grades. Check out what sort of careers this subject can lead to.

IT specialist managers

£45,000

Programmers and software development professionals

£52,000

Information technology and telecommunications professionals n.e.c.

£45,000

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