Information & Creative Technology (I&CT) Level 2 at Kendal College
This one year course focuses on core computing skills and aims to give a broad understanding of the computing subjects that are available.
By the end of the course you should be able to apply for jobs such as trainee programmer or continue on to a higher level course, such as our Level 3 course.
This course usually takes place over 3 days per week.
On this course you will take part in lively discussions about new technology and use our 3D printer and seperate network, giving you the opportunity to practice networking. The department organises talks from employers, for example, last year BAE gave students an oveview of project management, and Bletchley Park gave a security talk. They also organise industry relevant visits and trips, for example last year students attended EGX in Birmingham, the UK’s biggest gaming event.
All of our learners will be given support with their English and Maths skills where relevant to their main programme. Those students who have not yet achieved a ‘C’ grade at GCSE in these subjects will continue to work towards these important qualifications at a level suited to them.
This course will be part of a wider study programme, which may also include english & maths, work placement and additional studies.
This course is made up of seven units - two core units and five specialist units.
During the course you will learn about web development, computer graphics, presenting information using IT, modelling using spreadsheets and communicating and working in the IT industry.
You will be assessed throughout the year via:
- Portfolio of Evidence
- Practical Demonstration/Assignment
Progression opportunities include:
- Level 3 full-time computing course
- Engineering or art courses
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Kendal College directly.