Start Date: Duration: Level: Course location: Course Type:
September 2 Years TBC Bede Campus Full-time Vocational

This course requires 5 GCSE A* - C or 4-9.

This will be discussed at Interview.

Study level Cost Additional fees
19+ please enquire There are no additional costs associated with this course.

During this course students will be taught in a range of methods which will include theory lessons and practical lessons to be able to develop the skills which the digital industry requires.

In addition to this students will assessed in a range of methods which will include Exams, Written assessments, practical assessments, Presentations, demonstrations plus more.

By the end of this course students will have a portfolio created which can demonstrate their skills to industry professionals.

Students on this course are not expected to study Math's and English however this can be discussed at interview.

Students on this course are not required to have a placement however you will do projects with industry throughout the course.

During this course students will benefit from industry taking part in live assignment brief projects, guest speaker slots, guest lecturers and visits into industry.

During this course students will be expected to spend time completing assignments and projects during the course and also spend time studying essential skills where required.

Students will be on campus for a selection of days and will have lessons which will range in times from 9am - 5pm. Within this learners will have a range of lessons which will include Digital Lessons, English and Maths (where applicable) plus development of skills and behaviours for the Digital industries.

*Timetables have not yet been confirmed however students will receive this on enrolment at college.

On this course you will study:

- Information Technology Systems
- Creating and Managing Information
- Data Modelling
- Using Social Media
- Programming
- IT Project Management
- IT Technical Support
- IT Service Delivery
- Big data and business analytics
- Cyber security and incident management
- Cloud storage and collaboration tools
- The internet of things
- Enterprise in IT

Pearson (Level 3 Extended Diploma in Information Technology)

This course has been designed to ensure students have the skills and confidence to progress in their careers working within the digital sector. Students are also taught a range of skills which will prepare them for careers outside of the core digital sector to allow them to be multi skilled and go into areas such as engineering, business, health etc.

What’s next?

Upon completion of this course you can progress onto our Higher education offer in HNC & HND in Computer Systems which can progress you into careers such as Network Engineer, Software Developer, Project Manager, Website Developer etc.

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