IT Level 3 (Conversion) Diploma at Northumberland College
This course is for people who are looking to progress onto employment in the IT industry or into University.
You will study in your first year units such as computer systems, advanced spread sheet skills, database, web design and digital graphics. The second year will focus on programming, advanced multimedia skills, communication and networking and advanced software development skills.
You will need 5 GCSE at A-C including IT and/or merit at BTEC Level 2 Diploma in IT. After completion of the year 1 Level 3 subsidiary diploma, a decision will be made regarding the progression to Level 3 diploma.
Your progress will be assessed internally through the production of a portfolio of assignment work. You will be advised of your progress throughout the course with individual learning plans and regular personal tutorial sessions.
After completing the course there is opportunity to complete an HND in computing as well as other qualifications such as Microsoft and Cisco courses. In addition you will be encouraged to apply to University for undergraduate study in a related discipline.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Northumberland College directly.