Level Two Extended Certificate in Information and Creative Technology

The course is designed for students who wish to have a career in IT and creative technology or progress to a Level Three BTEC Sub Diploma/Diploma in IT. Learners will study for three mandatory units and three optional units taken from the list below. The course is equivalent to four GCSEs at grade A to C.

This course is available as part of a full-time study programme for 16 to 18 year olds, and as a part time course for adults aged 19 and over.  Please ask learner services for details.

What will I study?

Mandatory units:

  • The online world
  • Technology systems
  • A digital portfolio

Optional Units

  • Creating digital graphics
  • Computer networks
  • Website development
  • Building a personal computer
  • Computer systems support in practice

How will I be assessed?

Units are internally and externally assessed.

Entry requirements

  • Four GCSEs grade D/3 and above including English and maths
  • Or level one diploma
  • Or introductory diploma
  • Or NVQ level one
  • Or equivalent
  • An initial assessment

What next?

You could progress onto our Level Three BTEC Sub Diploma/ Diploma followed by our Foundation Degree in Computing or degrees in subjects such as computing, e-business, games programming or software engineering.  Many students go into careers in many IT-related disciplines.  If you want to go straight into a job, you could work in systems analysis and design, software engineering, computing and website development.

Additional information

For start dates and fees, consult the relevant course guides below or you can request a prospectus by post.

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