5 A*-C GCSEs or Level 2 IT (merit or higher).
What will I study?
The course will cover a broad range of IT and computing topics including website design and management, software design and management, developing computer games, IT technical support, network management, principles of computer networks, impact of the use of IT on business systems, organisational system security, digital graphics and computer animation.
Why study IT?
Are you considering being a games or website designer with their graphics and animations or are you thinking about being a computer programmer or network engineer? If so, this course could be for you.
Using the latest technology you will produce websites, create and manage computer networks, program applications and games and apply your learning to real life projects provided by our employer partners.
Where will this course lead me?
You can consider numerous options for further study including a foundation degree in computing, or related BSc degree. You could take further IT professional qualifications or enter a higher apprenticeship.
Your career options in the IT industry include becoming a helpdesk advisor, web designer, software technician, hardware technician, games programmer, software developer and programmer.