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Computer Science and Digital Skills Level 2 BTEC Extended Certificate at Wigan & Leigh College

Course description

You will discover what computing and creative technologies can offer, enabling you to make informed choices about your future career within computing. With its base of programming languages, HTML and CSS, computer graphics and the development of mobile apps. You will develop an understanding of the maths involved within this high tech industry.

Course content

Topics include: Website development using HTML and cascading style sheets, computer programming, digital graphics, mobile app development, creating an online portfolio and multimedia.

Entry requirements


A minimum of 5 A*-D/ 9-3 GCSE subjects or equivalent including maths or English


You will be assessed through a combination of internal and external methods without formal examination.

Financial information

Courses are free for 16-19 year olds. For further information contact our Student Services team on 01942 761609.

Future opportunities

Achievement will allow progression onto the Level 3 Diploma in Web and Games Development courses.

Further information

The programme of study will also cover English and maths for those who do not already hold Grade C or 4/5 GCSE, work experience and work related learning.

If you are 16-18 years old, you may be eligible for our FREE bus pass.

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How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 30 November 2018

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