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IT OCR Level 2 Diploma at Tyne Metropolitan College

Course description

The course for you if ...

you want to pursue a career in the IT sector using a range of basic computer skills and prepare for the digital world.

Course content

Not only will you learn website development, but graphics, databases and spreadsheet skills that will equip you for a job in IT. You will additionally study for a Certificate in Digital Applications and complete an IT project.

Units you will study include:

  • Working and communicating in the IT industry
  • Project planning
  • Database design
  • Website development
  • Spreadsheets
  • Software and computer systems

Entry requirements

Minimum of 4 GCSEs at Grade D or above; or pass at BTEC Level 1 Certificate or equivalent. An interview with a course tutor is also required.


Assessment is on-going and based on assignments.

Future opportunities

Progression to further study in digital applications, such as the BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in IT. Careers include: IT Support Technician, Web Developer, IT Recruitment, Programmer, Software Engineer and IT Consultant.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 11 March 2016

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    • TyneMet’s main site is the Coast Road Campus in Wallsend, easily accessible from the city centre and that coat with excellent transport links and free parking. TyneMet is your vocational specialist, offering you a huge range of courses across career-based subjects to get you off to a great start. There’s so much to explore on campus with a range of retail outlets from a Hair and Beauty Salon, a gym, a restaurant and even a floristry shop!