IT - OCR Cambridge Technical Level 2 Diploma at East Durham College
The aim of this qualification is to develop students’ skills in preparation for entry to the IT industry.
This qualification is ideal for those who have not decided on a specialism, as this qualification provides training in software development, website development and how technology works.
Guest speakers, trips, work experience activities and visits are all part of the curriculum.
You will study the following topics:
• Software development (apps)
• Website development
• The online world
• Multimedia product development (animations)
• Database development
• A digital portfolio
Candidates should possess four GCSEs at grade D or above, including Maths and English. Candidates should have a basic IT knowledge and enthusiasm for the subject.
Assessments will take place via the completion of assignments/tasks to demonstrate candidate competence. Assessments will be graded pass, merit or distinction. There are two units which are assessed through external exams.
If you have been a UK resident for the past 3 years and are under the age of 19 on the 31st August, you will not usually need to pay any course fees.
You will be able to look at jobs within the IT sector e.g. software development, website designers, IT technicians etc.
Progression opportunities available after the course include progression Level 3 Interactive Media course or an apprenticeship.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact East Durham College directly.