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Information and Communications Technology (Level 2) Apprenticeship at Central College Nottingham

Course description

This qualification is ideal if you want to work in ICT support roles in public or private sector organisations. One of the great things about ICT is that you can work almost anywhere.

Course content

Subjects include:

  • Diploma in ICT Professional Competence
  • Award in ICT Systems and Principles
  • Functional Skills Maths, English and ICT at Level 1 (exempt if you have achieved GCSE grades A*-C in the last 5 years)

English and Maths are an essential part of your studies and will help you succeed on your course. These subjects will help you develop confidence and are the key employability skills that all employers now look for when recruiting.

Entry requirements

You will need to demonstrate literacy, numeracy and ICT skills at Entry Level 3 (assessed at Interview).


All units are assessed mainly by observation of workplace practice by an assessor. Additional evidence will be gained by verbal and/or written questioning and discussion to confirm skills and knowledge of workplace practice and procedures. These will be supplemented with witness testimonies from workplace supervisors. The evidence will be produced within an e-portfolio with contributions from both student and assessor.

Future opportunities

  • ICT Systems Support
  • ICT Practitioner

Pursue a career in the IT industry as a Support Technician, Website Administrator or Helpdesk Professional.

Further information

A significant amount of the training and assessment is undertaken in the workplace. Alternatively workshops can be scheduled in the workplace or College environment.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 09 March 2016
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    • The centre houses the recently completed Salon Central, a commercial salon with 40 hairdressing stations & 32 beauty treatment beds and the College's new 1000mConstruction Centre. It also provides courses in Business and IT, ESOL, Foundation for Apprenticeships and Work, Horizons (LLDD), Health & Social Care and Science. The Centre is also the base for the College's large International provision.