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Computing and IT Level 2 OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma at North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College

Course description

The OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma in IT is a one year qualification at Level 2 aimed at those learners who do not meet the entry requirements for a Level 3 Computing & IT course. It provides a good underpinning knowledge for progression to Level 3,employment or apprenticeship.

Course content

You study seven units across the year that cover a range of ICT: Communicating in the IT industry, Working in the IT industry, IT Support, Website Development, Computer Systems, Database systems and Multimedia design.

Entry requirements

Four GCSEs at grade D or their equivalent


Various assignments and portfolio based assessment which are graded Distinction, Merit or Pass.

Financial information

Memory stick, notebook and pen

We offer a bursary that students can apply for help with costs that are associated with a course. This could be help with the cost of travel, books, materials, equipment, uniforms, childcare and examination and registration fees. To find out more about bursaries available at the College, please speak to Customer Services.

Future opportunities

Progression on to the OCR Cambridge Technical Subsidiary Diploma in IT Level 3, another level 3 qualification or employment/apprenticeship.

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: 06 December 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Course code: G0006
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    • A whole campus dedicated to the arts, Hinckley is home to an enticing mix of all things creative and houses some of the best facilities in the local area.

      • Graphics studio
      • Photography studio (including infinity cove) and darkroom
      • Music recording studio
      • Woodwork studio
      • Raku kilns
      • Extensive learning and resource centre
      • Apple Mac suites
      • Theatre
      • Art/materials shop
      • Student Centre
      • Library
      • Refectory – serving Starbucks Coffee

      Subjects available to study at this campus include:

      • Art & Design
      • Computing
      • Fashion & Textiles
      • Graphic Design
      • Interior Design
      • Journalism
      • Media
      • Music Performance
      • Music Technology
      • Performing Arts

      To find out more about North Warwickshire & Hinckley College:

      024 7624 3000