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Level 3 Certificate/ Subsidiary diploma in Information Technology (IT) at Andover College

Course description

This is a two year course delivering effective training in IT and computing, along with the development of practical skills necessary to pursue a career within any business which requires IT support.The course offers a balance of IT and business skills which allow a practical understanding of how industry works, whilst supported by IT.
In addition to technical skills, learners will also develop the ability to communicate and present themselves effectively within this industry. The department offers the most up-to-date software, preparing the learners for the requirements of the workplace.

A successful student will make a commitment to produce work to a high standard and develop strong computer and problem solving skills, and will also show evidence of an interest in the IT/Computing Business. They will be expected to work independently outside of class and use different techniques to produce assignment work.

The department is a Microsoft and CISCO approved academy, allowing learners access to the most up-to-date software, within college or at home. An emphasis on business skills gives the learner a broad skills set. Assessment of work will take place through a variety of differing ways such as video, verbal, practical exercise and presentations; not forgetting the written word!

Entry requirements

Five GCSEs at A* – C including Maths and English or a Distinction at a relevant Level 2 BTEC Diploma.Interview Required: Yes

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 20 May 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years