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IT Applications for Business Level 3 Diploma at Coleg y Cymoedd

Course description

This course has been designed in consultation with business and leading Sector Skills experts to give you an understanding of the use of Information Technology within today's Microsoft Office environment.

It is an application-based course, which develops your skills and abilities at a complex level of application-based software. It is for anyone who is interested in gaining high levels of practical software application skills and experience. All learning is undertaken within our modern and well-equipped IT classrooms and will take place within a supportive and friendly environment.

Course content

Level 3 City and Guilds Diploma in IT Applications for Business, Level 3 Award in Work Skills and Essential Skills in Communication, ICT and Application of Number.

Within your Level 3 Diploma in IT Applications for Business qualification you may study units in: Improving Productivity Using IT, Web Design, Desktop Publishing, Email, Design Software, Drawing and Planning Software, Databases, Spreadsheets, Presentation Graphics and Word Processing.

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs at grades A*- C including English and Maths or a Level 2 in IT Applications for Business or related Level vocational qualification.

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


As part of the Level 3 Diploma you will be assessed by completing set assignments. You will be expected to work to deadlines and maintain your course files/portfolios to the required standards. Essential Skills assessments are via portfolio.

Financial information

FT Registration Fee - £20.00

Future opportunities

On successful completion of the course you will achieve a recognised qualification, suitable to access Higher Education programmes in a variety of IT and Business disciplines, for example Information Communication for Business, Web Design, Internet Security, ICT, Computing, Computer Forensics and Games Design.

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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