Information and Creative Technology Level 1 Diploma at Tresham College of Further and Higher Education
Suited to people who want a career in creative IT this course will help you towards a career as a computer technician, in programming, games design or website development and maintenance. You will also be building a web based portfolio to showcase all of your coursework to prospective employers.
You will study a range of topics including: • The online world • Digital Portfolio • Technology Systems • Creating Digital Graphics • Installing and maintaining hardware • Website Development • Multimedia Products Development • Computational Thinking • Computing In The Workplace • Installing and maintaining software • Spread Sheet Development
A range of GCSEs at D or above including maths and preferably English, or equivalent. Alternatively, a Level 1 in Creative Information Technology at Merit or higher.
Most units have assignments that must be completed for you to gain all the criteria to get an overall grade. There are also two units that have an externally set online exam.
You will need a memory stick for saving your work, stationery and a folder - yes you will still be doing some writing! The recommended textbook costs around £20.
Many of our level 2 ICT students go into IT Apprenticehips or go onto our Level 3 computer science study programmes which allow you to specialise in Digital Development, Hardware, Games Design or Interactive Media. You would then have the potential to progress to a degree in Computer Science.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Tresham College of Further and Higher Education directly.