Information Technology Level 3
Type: Vocational
Entry Requirements: You should be aiming for at least 5 GCSEs at Grade 5 or above in a range of subjects, preferably including English Language and Mathematics, but at least one of these OR a relevant Level 2 Diploma with at least an overall Merit profile and GCSE English or Mathematics at Grade 4 or above. If you don’t quite achieve these entry criteria though don’t worry, we can discuss your options and will provide support to enable you to achieve your maths and/or English grades.
Start Date: Sep 2023
Course Overview

Providing you with knowledge, skills and expertise that are essential to a career within the digital space, you can take the next steps to employment or university education with a qualification at Nelson and Colne College. Covering a wide variety of skill-sets including Project Management, Database Design, Cyber Security, Social Media, Web Development, IT Technician and Programming – you will be well prepared for a career within the world of IT.

Taking advantage of our industry standard equipment and state-of-the-art facilities and under the careful guidance of our highly experienced tutors, students here can take their skills to the next level.

What will I learn?

• Project Management
• Database Design, and Development
• Cyber Security
• Social Media
• Web Development
• IT Technician
• Programming
• Explore how organisations manage security, develop new software and administrate networks.
• Develop a broad knowledge of industry specific technical skills under the supervision of experienced tutors and with guidance from industry experts.

How will the course be assessed?

• You will be assessed via internal and external assessments. Internal assessments consist of coursework projects and portfolio evidence.
• You will also study in modern classrooms with interactive learning technology and will have access to up-to-date resources.
• Students will have access to high end computer suites where they will have access to various programmes and software to aid their studies.

Materials and other information

• We are an Ofsted ‘Outstanding’ College.
• Our students love being learners here and feel supported throughout their course, which enables them to thrive and succeed.
• We have teachers who are experts in their fields, they provide our students with excellent knowledge and create positive and encouraging learning environments.

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