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The focus of this course is developing practical skills and understanding across the technical aspects of IT valued by employers. Designed to prepare you for success in a dynamic industry full of opportunity.

  • Entry Criteria

    4 GCSEs (A*-C/4-9) including English and maths or successful completion of the Level 2 Diploma.

    Don't meet the grades? Take a look at the Level 2 Diploma in Information and Creative Technology for a solid understanding of key areas - you will be able to progress to the Level 3 upon successful completion.

  • What will I study?

    Key subject areas include:


    • Principles of computer science
    • Planning and management of computing projects
    • Building computer systems
    • Systems analysis design and security
    • Software development
    • Website development
    • Mobile apps development
    • Relational database development
    • Computer forensics
    • Programmable devices and controllers

  • Future Prospects

    This will enable you to apply for higher apprenticeship programmes, technical courses at university or give you an academic edge when applying for employment in your field of study. Add Level 3 maths and an extended final project to your studies and you could achieve a Technical Baccalaureate.

    For more information visit the National Careers Service.