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Computer Maintenance Level 2 at Coleg y Cymoedd

Course description

This qualification offers you the opportunity to develop a career in maintaining and managing ICT resources. You will gain the knowledge and understanding required to support and maintain computer systems.

Course content

You will study the Welsh Baccalaureate where you will explore a wide range of areas including Wales, Europe and the World; Work-related Education and Personal and Social Education. As part of the Welsh Baccalaureate you will develop your Essential Skills.

You will study areas including: customer care, health and safety, hardware maintenance (including predictive, preventative and remedial maintenance, upgrades and fault finding), software installation and maintenance and networking. The course also teaches you wider, transferable skills that are needed for the successful completion of the Level 2 assessments.

Entry requirements

You will require 4 GCSEs grades A*- D including English and Maths or a Welsh Baccalaureate with a Level 1 in IT Users or a related vocational qualification. Or suitable experience.

You will be invited to attend an interview and will undertake an assessment in literacy and numeracy to establish any support required.

Assessment

The Welsh Baccalaureate and Essential Skills assessments are via portfolio evidence and a higher project. For the Level 2 System Support qualification, you will undertake an assessment at the end of each unit. These assessments are either in class simulations or on-line multiple choice questions.

Financial information

FT Registration Fee - £20.00

Future opportunities

On successful completion of this course you will be prepared for employment in an IT support or servicing role. Alternatively you would be able to apply for a place on the Level 3 in IT System Support or Level 3 Nationals in IT.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Coleg y Cymoedd directly.

Last updated date: 25 October 2016
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