These qualifications are for learners who want to develop and extend their digital and IT skills to prepare for different roles in the digital and creative industries, such as software and programming, network support and digital design. The qualifications are also designed for job
roles in other industries where specific digital and IT skills are required, such as finance, marketing, machining and manufacturing. The qualifications include a mandatory unit along with optional units that relate directly to the skills, knowledge and behaviours expected by
employers and cover a wide range and use of different digital technologies, systems and software.
The qualifications’ purpose are to:
• prepare learners to progress to a qualification in the same sector or a related area at a higher level
• prepare learners for employment within different roles in the digital and creative industries and in other industries that require specific digital and IT skills
You will be studying the following units:
H/618/3681 Digital Skills Career Progression
T/618/3684 Games Design and Development
M/618/3697 Website Design and Development
H/618/3678 Database Design and Development
K/618/3696 Using Digital Technologies
T/618/3703 Computer Programming
You will need:
All applicants must have an interview and assessment to confirm that the course is suitable for them.
Assessment is continuous throughout the year and based on assignments and projects.
If you will be aged 16, 17 or 18 on 31 August in the year you begin your course, and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, it will be free. Some courses will have other costs associated, such as for materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support when studying at college – please click here for more information.
Entry Level, Level 1, Level 2
If you will be aged 19 or older on 31 August in the year you begin your course, and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, your course may be free, depending on your circumstances. Some courses will have other costs associated, such as for materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support when studying at college – please click here for more information.
This course will help you to move on to higher level courses, such as a specialist Level 3 Foundation Diploma/Extended Diploma, an apprenticeship or employment