Course Duration
1 Year
Location
Burslem Campus
Course Cost
£ 990.00
Do I have to pay this fee? These courses receive government funding, and some learners will be eligible for FREE tuition if they meet specific criteria. Some L code courses at Level 3 to 6 may also have an Advanced Learning Loan available for learners aged 19 and over.
Course Code
FL1241
Start Date
06/09/2022
Start Time
-
Day
Mon - Fri

Course Summary

This course provides you with high quality, industry recognised qualifications that help you to acquire the skills and knowledge needed to work as a professional in the IT sector. The programme begins with an introduction to using IT tools to communicate and exchange information safely, securely and effectively and looking at the available professional IT job roles. You will then have the opportunity to develop specialist understanding and skills in installing and maintaining computer systems or software development and automated computer systems, depending on which strand you choose.

Course Requirements

Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs grade D or above. BTEC Introductory Certificate or Diploma, appropriate NVQ Level 1, or another relevant Level 1 or Foundation qualification. You will have a pre-induction interview/assessment to make sure this is the right level for you.

How Is It Assessed

Most of the units are assignment based and you can work towards a Pass, Merit or Distinction. There are 2 examined units by external examination.

How Is It Taught

Stoke on Trent College has some of the most comprehensive and up to date facilities in the country. The Learning Resources Centres are designed to help students by offering information technology facilities, workshops and libraries.

What Could I do Next

If you achieve a merit or above you will be able to progress to the BTEC Extended Diploma in IT or Advanced Diploma in IT.

What Else Do I Need To Know

This programme prepares you for entry into employment as a technician. Our level 1 and level 2 IT course aim to provide a range of skill sets for our learners. We offer Web development, programming, hardware and software, and networking units. In addition to this, at level 2 we offer modules such as automated computer systems, and mobile apps development.

Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs grade D or above. BTEC Introductory Certificate or Diploma, appropriate NVQ Level 1, or another relevant Level 1 or Foundation qualification. You will have a pre-induction interview/assessment to make sure this is the right level for you.

How Is It Assessed

Most of the units are assignment based and you can work towards a Pass, Merit or Distinction. There are 2 examined units by external examination.

How Is It Taught

Stoke on Trent College has some of the most comprehensive and up to date facilities in the country. The Learning Resources Centres are designed to help students by offering information technology facilities, workshops and libraries.

What Could I do Next

If you achieve a merit or above you will be able to progress to the BTEC Extended Diploma in IT or Advanced Diploma in IT.

What Else Do I Need To Know

This programme prepares you for entry into employment as a technician. Our level 1 and level 2 IT course aim to provide a range of skill sets for our learners. We offer Web development, programming, hardware and software, and networking units. In addition to this, at level 2 we offer modules such as automated computer systems, and mobile apps development.

Related Careers

Career

Information Technology and Telecommunications Directors

Job holders in this unit group plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate the work and resources necessary to provide and operate information technology and telecommunications services within an organisation.

Career

Information Technology and Telecommunications Professionals n.e.c.

Job holders in this unit group perform a variety of tasks not elsewhere classified in MINOR GROUP 213: Information Technology and Telecommunication Professionals.

Career

Social Workers

Social workers provide information, advice and support to those who are socially excluded or are experiencing crisis; they protect the welfare of vulnerable groups including children, young people, people with disabilities, elderly people and people who are mentally or physically ill, and they may specialise in specific areas of work.

Career

Information Technology and Telecommunications Directors

Job holders in this unit group plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate the work and resources necessary to provide and operate information technology and telecommunications services within an organisation.

Career

Information Technology and Telecommunications Professionals n.e.c.

Job holders in this unit group perform a variety of tasks not elsewhere classified in MINOR GROUP 213: Information Technology and Telecommunication Professionals.

Career

Business and Related Associate Professionals n.e.c.

Job holders in this unit group advise on the effectiveness of an organisation’s procedures, systems and methods and perform other business and related functions not elsewhere classified in MINOR GROUP 353: Business, Finance and Related Associate Professionals.

Career

Elementary Administration Occupations n.e.c.

Workers in this unit group perform a variety of elementary clerical and administrative tasks within offices not elsewhere classified in MINOR GROUP: 921 Elementary Administration Occupations.

Career

Senior Professionals of Educational Establishments

Job holders in this unit group plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate the administration, support systems and activities that facilitate the effective running of a university, college or other educational establishment.

Career

Pensions and Insurance Clerks and Assistants

Pensions and insurance clerks and assistants provide general clerical support to senior colleagues and perform specialist clerical tasks in relation to the administration of pensions and insurance policies.