Information Technology (IT) Level 2
Type: Vocational
Entry Requirements: 4 GCSEs at grade 3/D or above including either Maths or English, or a Level 1 equivalent in this area and GCSE Maths or English at grades 3/D or above.
Start Date: Sept 2018
Length: 1 year
Course Overview

This course is part of the NCC Ambitions Programme – a unique programme for Level 2 students, which will support you in developing key personal skills such as communication, confidence, resilience, employability and presentation skills.

The career opportunities within the IT industry are vast and constantly growing to meet the demands of latest technologies. If you want to work in this innovative industry, our IT courses are a great way to start.

On this one year course you will discover the breadth of Information Technology and its implications on individuals and businesses.

This programme will help you develop IT skills for the workplace. You will take part in IT related work experience, Maths and English if required, enrichment opportunities and you will build personal skills such as team-working, communication and organisational skills.

What will I learn?

• Online world
• Digital portfolio
• Installing and maintaining hardware

How will the course be assessed?

You will be assessed via task based internal assignments, issued by the tutor, and one external exam-based assessment.


At NCC we’re committed to ensuring that your studies are career focused and are linked to your future goals. Develop a new skill, learn how to be a leader, volunteer for a good cause and keep fit through sport. Enhance your learning and make the most of the array of activities on offer to help you stand out from the crowd when applying for university, an Apprenticeship or a job.



Materials and other information

You will be invited to take part in a variety of trips and visits, some of which will include a nominal fee.

Progression and Careers

On completion of this programme you could progress onto our Level 3 programme or onto an Apprenticeship.

Ready to apply?

Apply online or download an application form to become part of Nelson and Colne College.

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