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Level 2 BTEC Diploma in Information and Creative Technology

This course enables you to build a solid foundation of all of the knowledge and skills you'll need for a career in computing and IT.

You'll have a great time learning about computer systems, website development and networking, as well as how to develop computer games and programming.

When will I start the course and how long will it take?

The course will start in September and will take one year to complete.

What will I study?

During this course, you will cover the following units:

  • Online world
  • Technology systems
  • Digital portfolio
  • Spreadsheet development
  • Database development
  • Website development
  • Multimedia product development
  • Computational thinking
  • Computing in the workplace

How is it assessed?

You will be assessed throughout the year based on a range of practical and written work.

Do I need any previous qualifications to start this course?

You should have three GCSEs at grade 3 (equivalent to grade D) or above and one GCSE at grade 4 (equivalent to grade C) or above.

English and maths forms an important part of your future, ensuring you achieve the best success in your chosen career. But don't worry, if you haven't got the desired grades, we will still have a course available for you.

What are the course fees?

If you are a school leaver, aged 16-18, (under the age of 19 on or before 31st August 2018), you do not pay tuition fees or examination and registration fees and may be eligible for additional support depending on your financial situation. For more information, please click here.

What can I go on to do once I have completed this course?

Once you have successfully completed this course, you can progress on to our level 3 course, which will prepare you for degree level study at university or employment.

You may even decide to look for an entry level position in the industry.

Additional Information

Students also have the opportunity to take part in the Microsoft IT Academy. This an accredited centre specialising in certified and bespoke IT training courses recognised by IT professionals and business users as the industry standard in professional certification.

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Why study Computing and IT with us?

Microsoft Office Specialist

Impress future employers and universities by gaining MOS status alongside your course.

Industry Experts

Tutors have industry experience and a passion for the subjects they teach.

Progression Routes

Our excellent progression routes can lead to an apprenticeship, university or employment.

Valuable Work Experience

Gain valuable work experience in the computing and IT industry to boost your CV. 

Diverse Range of Skills

You'll learn everything from programming and web design to multimedia application production.

Technical Support

You'll have access to the latest software to help you get the most out of your course.