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Information & Creative Technology Level 2 Diploma at West Herts College

Course description

Broaden your knowledge of IT with this Level 2 diploma that specialises in wide-ranging subjects across computer systems, hardware and software. IT is an ever-changing industry full of possibilities and this course will build your skills and understanding preparing you for further study.

Course content

The focus is on a range of up-to-date subjects including:

  • Technology systems

  • Multimedia products and development

  • Software development

  • Installing and maintaining computer hardware

  • Automated computer systems

  • Database development

You will develop communication and teamwork skills which are much sought after by employers. You’ll study English and maths alongside your course, while GAP work placements with local businesses will develop your experience of working life.

In line with new Government policies, to make sure the UK is prepared for a world where almost every role will need an element of digital skills by 2023, this qualification will now factor in basic and general digital skills. These skills are specifically required for IT job roles across the economy and will ensure you are prepared for demanding job roles.

Entry requirements

3 GCSEs (A*-D), including English and maths, or the Level 1 diploma. You will also be required to attend a course introduction meeting.

Don't meet the grades? Take a look at the Level 1 Diploma in IT for a solid understanding of key areas in information technology, you will be able to progress to the Level 2 upon successful completion.

Future opportunities

On completion you can progress to the Level 3 in IT, opening up career opportunities in: PC maintenance, graphic design, hardware support, webpage design and programming.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact West Herts College directly.

Last updated date: 04 May 2016
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