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IT Practitioners, Subsidiary Diploma
What will I do on this course?
This course will improve your knowledge and practical skills in IT, considering IT systems, social media in business, data modelling, information management and website development. You’ll find out how computer systems work and learn to utilise different applications.
Assignments are based on workplace situations, so you will get a real insight to the careers available in IT and what it is like to work in the industry. The extended certificate (completed in year two) is the equivalent to an A Level and can contribute to your UCAS points.
How will I be assessed?
There is a mix of assignment coursework and external assessment, with a controlled assessment in year one and an exam in year two.
What could I do after this course?
You could progress to a degree-level course, such as University Centre Weston’s Applied Computing Foundation Degree and BSc (Hons) top up, or become an apprentice or an employee in a related field.
Five GCSEs at grade 4 and above, including English and maths.
Occupations related to IT Practitioners, Subsidiary Diploma
Information technology or telecommunications professional n.e.c.
Job holders in this unit group perform a variety of tasks not elsewhere classified in MINOR GROUP 213: Information Technology and Telecommunication Professionals.
Employment in region: 3,908 positions
What Our Students Say
Joshua Callicott, IT
“Weston College has changed the way I learn, for the better”
Former school: Backwell
What next? Degree Apprenticeship UCW, or UCW Applied Computing Degree.