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ICT and Software Development Level 2 at Grŵp Llandrillo Menai

Course description

Are you interested in an ICT course which allows you to focus on a particular route?

This course allows you to choose which ICT pathway to specialise in, whether it be enhancing your general computing skills (non-specialist) or learning those of a programmer/developer (specialist).

Both routes are underpinned by core ICT skills which are essential to prepare you for a Level 3 qualification, higher education and employment.

Course content

Units include:   

Non-specialist:

  • Multimedia
  • Webpage design
  • Spreadsheet Modelling

Specialist:

  • Programming Solutions
  • Computer Systems
  • Hardware and Software Systems

Your learning will include practical work-based activities, theory and portfolio assessments. Throughout the course, you will benefit from the college’s excellent computing facilities in specialist IT rooms and an IT workshop for private study.

The programme will be delivered through a blend of the following:

  • Group work
  • Classroom based learning
  • Tutorial support
  • Educational visits
  • MOODLE (virtual learning environment)

Entry requirements

  • A relevant Level 1 qualification, such as  Information and Communication Technology Level 1, or,
  • 4 GCSEs at Grade D or above, including Welsh/English or IT
  • You must be enthusiastic about IT and willing to learn new skills
  • All places are subject to satisfactory interview.

Assessment

This course is assessed through a blend of the following, including:

  • Practical and written assessments/assignments
  • Presentations and demonstrations
  • Portfolios of work
  • Performance and observation

Future opportunities

You could proceed onto a number of programmes at Grŵp Llandrillo Menai, including:

IT Practitioners Level 3, available at:

  • Rhos-on-Sea

Software Development Level 3, available at:

  • Rhos-on-Sea

3D Animation and Games Development Level 3, available at:

  • Bangor
  • Rhos-on-Sea

Creative Media Production Level 3, available at:

  • Rhos-on-Sea
Career opportunities
  • Computer Animator
  • Computer Programmer
  • Multimedia Producer
  • Network Administrator
  • Software Developer
  • Systems Analyst
  • Web Designer

 

Further information

Programme code: 0601A01B

Bilingual:
Depending on the campus, students may be able to access elements of the programme in both English and Welsh through some programme learning materials being made available bilingually. Details will be provided to you at interview.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Grŵp Llandrillo Menai directly.

Last updated date: 06 October 2016

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