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IT and Business Diploma Level 2 at Sunderland College

Course description

This course is for people who would like to gain a specialist work-related qualification in the IT sector. It will give you the knowledge, understanding and skills that you need to prepare for employment.

Course content

You will study 7 units with topics including :

  • Communicating in the I.T. Industry
  • Working in the I.T. Industry
  • Computer Systems
  • Mobile Technologies
  • Developing Programming Solutions
  • Business IT Skills (Business)
  • Doing Business Online (Business)

Entry requirements

You will need to have a standard of literacy and numeracy at Level 1 supported by the equivalent to two GCSEs at grade D.

Assessment

You will be taught using a range of teaching techniques including lectures, web 2.0 tools, group work, quizzes and collaboration via the latest technologies. You will complete projects set with an employer focus and gain valuable experience through realistic working environments.

Future opportunities

On successful completion of the course you can progress to the BTEC Level 3 Diploma in IT or into employment requiring specialist IT skills.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Sunderland College directly.

Last updated date: 01 February 2016
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    • Washington Campus an award winning campus that is home to Washington Sixth Form and our higher education provision. Located between Gateshead and Washington it was built on the site of the former Usworth School. It was developed to cater for up to 850 people from in or around the Washington area.

      The £10 million development provides an excellent learning environment for both academic and vocational course for 16 to 18 year old students, and also acts as our ICT specialist centre. It's equipped with the latest technology to ensure students experience the same systems used by industries in the real world and to help get them ready to move in to higher education or the workplace.

      Washington Campus is also the base for our higher education provision, providing a range of higher education coursesfor the region, from HNCs and HNDs to foundation and full degrees.

      There are also impressive enrichment facilities at Usworth with on site football and rugby pitches and a rec room fitted with a pool table, Xbox 360 and a chill out zone.