Designed to be taken over one year, the Diploma offers learners the opportunity to study a range of units from different sectors in the suite, supporting progression on to further study.
The purpose of these qualifications is to develop the transferable skills, attributes and behaviours needed for learners to progress to further study and ultimately to employment. The qualifications are designed to be delivered in an applied way, bringing together appropriate content with practical and technical skills.
As a Level 1 qualification, the pass standard requires learners to complete routine, simple and directed tasks by applying their knowledge and skills. It is expected that learners complete tasks fully under supervision, direction or with guidance. At merit and distinction levels, learners may be expected to complete tasks in greater detail or with greater confidence or independence.Designed to be taken over one year.
The following skillset will be developed:
Developing Digital Information Using IT
Essential Digital Skills
Using Digital Communication Technologies
Creating a Spreadsheet to Solve Problems
Creating a website
Designing an Interactive Presentation
Creating an Animation "
Developpimg Maths and English
Four GCSEs at grade 2 or above or Entry 3 qualification in Computing
All applicants must have an initial assessment and interview 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.
Progression to Higher courses, Apprentices or Employment