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Information Technology, Certificate
What will I do on this course?
This Level 2 IT course will develop your existing computing and IT skills and knowledge while also helping you explore the many employment opportunities in the sector. This is a employment-related course and you’ll be set a number of projects that are based on realistic workplace situations.
You’ll cover a range of topics, including mobile app development, the internet, multimedia, web and software development, building a personal computer, computing in the workplace and animation and technological systems. This course also includes tutorial support, employability skills and work experience, plus English and maths skills development.
How will I be assessed?
You’ll be assessed through observations of practical work, group work, presentations, coursework, and online exams.
What could I do after this course?
After the course, you’ll be equipped to become an end-user support technician or to work on an IT helpdesk. You could enhance your IT skills by progressing to a Level 3 IT Practitioners course or an apprenticeship at Weston College.
You’ll need four GCSEs at grade 3/D or above, or a relevant Level 1 IT qualification.
Occupations related to Information Technology, Certificate
IT specialist manager
IT specialist managers plan, organise, manage and coordinate the provision of specialist IT services and functions in an organisation.
Employment in region: 5,913 positions
IT project or programme manager
Jobholders in this unit group manage, coordinate and technically supervise specific IT projects and programmes of a discrete duration and/or budget.
Employment in region: 1,987 positions
IT business analyst, architect or systems designer
Workers in this unit group provide advice on the effective utilisation of IT and design IT systems in order to meet the business objectives or to enhance the business effectiveness of the organisation.
Employment in region: 2,651 positions
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What next? Degree Apprenticeship UCW, or UCW Applied Computing Degree.