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Information and Creative Technology Extended Certificate Level 2 at Rotherham College

Course description

Can you imagine a world without computers?

From browsing social media, to texting your friends; playing your favourite games console, to listening to your music on iTunes - computers play an integral part of modern life and the industry is bustling with opportunities.

Our animation and games courses will prepare you for a career in a creative industry that is rich in possibilities, both within the UK and overseas. You’ll develop sought-after techniques such as 2D and 3D animation, 3D modelling, concept art and illustrations to gain a competitive edge to prepare you for university or employment. Alongside your programme you’ll also be given the opportunity to work on real projects for real clients and have talks from industry experts. Our computing courses are designed to provide you with the skills you need to get a career in IT or go on to further study – with the opportunity to develop your skills in software, networking and web design just some of the pathways we have on offer.

We have strong links with local industry businesses and you’ll have the opportunity to take part in national competitions such as Match Fit and The World Skills Show. You will also work on real jobs for real clients and be able to develop your skills so that you are ready for the world of work or for further study.

Course content

You can join the course straight after your GCSEs or after a Level 1 qualification. It offers a great start in to the world of IT, with expert tutors to help you every step of the way.

What will I study?

•Learn how to communicate in the IT industry

• Learn how to create databases for business solutions

• Learn about digital image creation and animation techniques

What added value will I receive?

•Using industry-standard software

•Modern learning facilities

• Improved confidence and team working skills with a range of enrichment activities

• You’ll be supported by an excellent team who will guide you through the course, a tutorial programme will help develop your wider skills and you’ll also have a range of trips, visits and activities to take part in

Entry requirements

• Four GCSEs at grade D or above including English

•Or a Level 1 qualification 

•A good reference


Continual assessment of your practical projects and tutors will provide regular and ongoing feedback to help you develop throughout the course.

Financial information

16-18 year olds do not need to pay course fees. Depending on your circumstances you may not need to pay fees. Contact the Enquiries on the details below for advice and guidance on:

T: 01709 722777


Future opportunities

On successful completion of the Level 2 Information Technology course, you can either progress on to the Level 3 or choose to go out and seek employment within the industry.

Further information

For more details please contact the Enquiry Team on:

T: 01709 722777 



How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 17 November 2016
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    • The Enquiry Team
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