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IT & Computing

This course can: - Help students who wish to progress to/within further education or higher education - Help students develop advance learning - Help students who are seeking to take on increased responsibilities in life and work - Help students who are seeking to enter new work areas and are looking to update and/or add to their employment skills and knowledge.

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

    Entry Requirements

    • 3 GCSEs D-G/or 3-1 (in 2017 GCSEs). - Relevant industry experience.

    Assessment Method

    Students are assessed through activities that are internally set by tutors. These include role play practical demonstration report writing group discussion essay written question/answer.

    Aims of the course

    The aim of this course is to develop the skills and knowledge that learners need for a career in IT. Designed to meet the needs of today's businesses this hands-on applied qualifications give learners a chance to gain a nationally recognised vocational qualification and progress to employment or further education in the IT sector.

    Progression Opportunities

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


    IT equipped classrooms and a well-resourced Learning Centre.

    Career Options

    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 04/11/2024
End Date 28/02/2025
Course Code 4ITEF9A0


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16-18 Free
19-24 £ 362
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