Course overview

ICT Diploma Level 2 City of Bristol College

This full-time, one-year course will give you a broad understanding of computing as well as giving you the chance to study some areas of IT and Digital Technologies in more depth.

This course is offered at our South Bristol Skills Academy. It is suitable for anyone aged 16+.

Additional information

Who is this course for?

This course is for anyone who wants to learn the necessary basics to pursue a career in computing or IT.

What you'll learn

This course covers a broad range of computing specialisms designed to give you relevant up to date knowledge and skills to progress in the tech sector. You will engage with practical activity and develop technical skills which can be used at industry and at higher course levels. During this course you will cover both software and hardware aspects such as development, networking and cyber security. 

Units studied:

  • Setting up and Configuring Technology Systems
  • Security Protection and Risk Management
  • Working as an IT Support Technician
  • Web Development
  • Programming
  • Using The Internet

 

Course entry requirements

To join the course, students need to be working at least Level 1 in English and Maths. We will use an initial assessment support you if you haven’t got an English or Maths qualification at Level 1.

How is the course delivered and assessed?

You will be assessed throughout the course by completing tasks. The units are all marked internally and are graded Pass, Merit and Distinction.

Assessment will cover technical applied knowledge and skills, enabling you to demonstrate knowledge and competency. You will receive guidance and support from your teachers to enable you to develop and improve ahead of each assignment.

Future career and study opportunities

This qualification is designed to give you a practical understanding of the computing and digital tech sector, and the routes available in the industry. As a Level 2 qualification, the common progression is on to one of our Level 3 Computing programmes such as the Level 3 Diploma. There are also other routes available to more creative sectors such as Games Design and Digital Graphic Design.

Additional costs

This course is free for anyone aged between 16-18. There is no formal kit list for consumables. If you are on a limited income, you may be eligible to receive help with these costs from our Learner Support Funding Bursary.

Learner who are 19+ and do not already have a Level 2 qualification will also be funded.

If you already have a Level 2 and are on low income or in receipt of unemployment benefits, you can receive concession funding to do the course. For more information on funding eligibility, please contact our enquires team on Enquiries@cityofbristol.ac.uk or call 0117 312 5000

	
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ICT Diploma Level 2 SBSA and Construction Centre
Bristol
Course Code
LMF1736A01-1
Dates
01/09/2022 - 29/06/2023
Duration
1 years
Days
Date/Day(s) Being Finalised
Hours per week
9.00
Start Time
11:00
Location
SBSA and Construction Centre
Fee
This course costs £994. If you are aged 16-18 and looking to study full time; you will not pay any tuition fees. If you are aged 19 or over, you may also be eligible to study for free. Please contact us to discuss your options or visit our Financial Support page.
Apply
Course Code Dates Duration Days Hours per week Start Time Location Fee
LMF1736A01-1 01/09/2022 - 29/06/2023 1 years Date/Day(s) Being Finalised 9.00 11:00 SBSA and Construction Centre
This course costs £994. If you are aged 16-18 and looking to study full time; you will not pay any tuition fees. If you are aged 19 or over, you may also be eligible to study for free. Please contact us to discuss your options or visit our Financial Support page.
Apply

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