• 96%

    of adult learners agree teaching on their course is good

    (On-programme survey 2018, students aged 19plus)

  • We are the College of the Year!

    (Top college nationally for BTECs, Pearson 2019)

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Start Date:Duration:Level:Study mode:Course location:Course Type:
16/09/20201 Year2Part-Time - DayBede CampusSkills & Qualifications

What’s it all about?

This course is for people looking to improve their ICT skills and gain a professionally recognised qualification in ICT.

You must hold a suitable ICT qualification at Level 1 or equivalent. You may also be asked to attend one of our advice and guidance or enrolment sessions to make sure that this course is suitable for you.

Study levelCostAdditional fees
19+149.00*You will need to provide your own stationery and you will be given the opportunity to take part in trips and visits.

This course is taught through weekly hands on session

English and Maths are important life skills that will help you to achieve your best in your studies and progress to your dream career. If you have not already achieved grade 9-4 in GCSE Maths and/ or English at school, we will support you to improve your skills.

Mon-Fri, 9am-4pm. Days and times of study are subject to change. Timetables are confirmed at the start of term.

Your Curriculum Team

Nigel Rumfitt

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What’s next?

After completing the course you will be able to demonstrate competency using a range of business software applications including, word-processing, spreadsheets, and presentation graphics software. This could help enhance your career prospects in many industries.

Careers

IT operations technicians

IT operations technicians are responsible for the day-to-day running of IT systems and networks including the preparation of back-up systems, and for performing regular checks to ensure the smooth functioning of such systems.

Medium Salary

£ 28184

4005 people employed as IT operations technicians in the current year.

IT user support technicians

IT user support technicians are responsible for providing technical support, advice and guidance for internal/external users of IT systems and applications, either directly or by telephone, e-mail or other network interaction.

Medium Salary

£ 28350

3848 people employed as IT user support technicians in the current year.

98%of our students progress to a positive destination

(*Destination data for Sunderland College students aged 16-18, academic year 2017/18).

Why choose Sunderland College?

Our achievement rates are well above the national average.

We are the College of the Year.

(*Top college nationally for BTECs, Pearson 2019)

100% of our HND and HNC students progressed to employment or further study. 

(*Destination data, academic year 2016/17, HNC 19+)

We have recently invested £50 million in our facilities.