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Information and Creative Technology Level 2 at Grŵp Llandrillo Menai

Course description

This course has been developed to provide opportunities for learners to gain a nationally recognised qualification to enter employment in the ICT sector or to progress to Level 3 studies.

  • Do you have an interest in the latest ICT creative technologies?
  • Do you use a smartphone or a tablet?
  • Do you want to be the producer of technology products and systems, rather than just be a consumer of them?
  • Would you like to create a phone app?

If yes, then this course is for you!

Course content

Whilst studying the Level 2 Information and Creative Technology course, you will have the opportunity to be the creator and producer of ICT products and systems.

ICT has become more visual and interactive since the development of smart phones and tablets. This course looks to develop your skills in an area that is fast developing. Future jobs will desire/require a good understanding of new technologies.

The course is a one year programme. You will study a wide range of subjects and complete a variety of tasks such as:

  • Designing a mobile app
  • Create a digital portfolio
  • Designing a software program
  • Designing a website
  • Designing digital animation, audio, graphic and video products.

The programme will be delivered through a blend of the following:

  • Group work
  • Interactive learning
  • Classroom-based learning
  • Tutorial support
  • Educational visits
  • MOODLE (virtual learning environment)

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs at grades D-E, including Maths and Welsh or English Language at grade D or above.

All places are subject to satisfactory interview.

Assessment

This is a practical course where you will learn by completing projects and assignments based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands.  

Units 1 and 2 are assessed by online tests, which are then marked externally. The remaining units are internally assessed using a range of assessment methods such as case studies, written reports, presentations and practical tasks.

Future opportunities

This Extended Certificate is a respected qualification allowing access into entry level jobs in the IT industry, or progression onto Level 3 courses, for which you will need to have obtained an overall Pass grade or above.

Career opportunities

  • Computer Animator
  • Computer Programmer
  • Multimedia Producer
  • Network Administrator
  • Software Developer
  • Systems Analyst
  • Web Designer

 

Further information

Bilingual:
This programme is available bilingually at the following campus(es):

  • Dolgellau

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Grŵp Llandrillo Menai directly.

Last updated date: 06 October 2016

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