Computing & IT Level 3

Join the growing UK cyber workforce (160% growth in the last 5 years) or lay the foundations to a career as a Computer Engineer, Network Manager, Games Developer, Web Developer, Control Systems Technician or Electronics Technician with this A Level equivalent course.

Course Level:
Level 3
Duration:
2 Years
Campus:
Aireville Campus
Awarding Body:
BTEC
Overview

Specialise in your preferred route whilst studying an interesting and varied mix of Information Technology units to equip you with the skills and knowledge to be successful in a wide range of jobs within the Computer Science industry. The units are mostly practical in nature and you will be exposed to industry standard practices in areas such as the Cyber Security, Forensic Investigation,  Internet of Everything, Data Modelling and Computer Games Development. Dedicated resources in our new Computer Engineering Laboratory means that you will have unlimited access to a varied range of modern technologies.

Modules

Year 1:

  • Information Technology Systems (External Assessment)
  • Creating Systems to Manage Information (External Assessment)
  • Social Media for a Business
  • Programming
  • Website Development
  • Data modelling

 

Year 2 :

  • Cyber Security & Incident Management (External Assessment)
  • IT Service Delivery (External Assessment)
  • IT Project Management
  • Computer Games Development
  • Technical Support & Management
  • Enterprise in IT
  • Internet of Things

 

Entry Requirements

  • 5 GCSEs grade 9-4 or Computing Level 2 including English & Maths GCSEs grade 9-5
Progression
Career

Your choices may include:

  • Software Developer
  • IT Technician
  • Network Manager
  • Electronics Technician
  • Computer Engineer
  • Games Developer
  • Web Developer
Academic

Your choices may include:

Degree in:

  • Computer Science
  • Computer Forensic
  • Cyber security
  • Software Engineering
  • Games Design / Development
  • Mobile Apps Development

Higher Apprenticeship

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