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IT Professionals Level 2 Diploma at Heart of Worcestershire College

Course description

What is a network? How are graphics made? Can I create my own webpage? If you find yourself asking these and other computer-related questions, then you need this course! Our Diploma in Information and Creative Technology, Level 2 will introduce you to the world of computers and help you take your first-step onto the IT career ladder. By the end of the course, you will be aware of networking essentials, know how to recognsie different types of hardware and software, and be ready to work in the world of IT! 

Our hands-on course will introduce you to a range of IT subjects. You will discover how a computer works and how to set up an IT network, before beginning to use databases and spreadsheets to present information. You will also learn how to create graphics, webpages and websites, learn about Cyber Security, and develop your communication skills.

Entry requirements

Applicants need 4 GCSE’s grade A-D (or relevant level 1 qualification) to include English and Maths. If you are a mature student, then your previous IT experience will also be considered.


You will create a folder of work and your tutor will mark this as you complete each task. Some of your assignments will be based on the practical work that you complete on the computer. There are no written exams.

Future opportunities

If you want to take your skills to the next level, you will want to take our Extended Diploma in IT, Level 3.

Alternately with a Diploma for IT Professionals Level 2, you can choose to enter a range of career pathways, including hardware retail, technical or network support, database administration, web games or software development.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Heart of Worcestershire College directly.

Last updated date: 29 September 2016

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