What opportunities will this course give me?
The level two course in Digital Futures, allows learners to explore a range of exciting topics within and gain a taster into many digital industries. This course is designed to inform a desired progression route within the world of digital futures.
This course provides job opportunities, in the following exciting careers:
Web Development, Graphic Design, Programming, Networking, Visual Effects & Audio, Game Design, Software support, Technical support, Environmental Design, 3D Character Modelling, 3D Animation, Cyber security, 2D Moving Graphics and many more!
The digital industry is massive and provides a huge marketplace for employment opportunities within a wide range of industries.
Cyber security is one of the fastest growing industries with cyber-attacks becoming greater than ever before or a perhaps coding and developing systems or websites, as well as software support, IT technicians or computer networking.
Computer-generated animation features strongly in motion pictures (to create special effects or an animated film in its own right), as well as in aspects of television work, architectural visualisation, and the computer games industry.
From studying on this course, learners may progress within education to a level 3 course or an apprenticeship in Cyber Security, Infrastructure Technician, Computing, Systems Development, Networking, IT, Creative Media, Game Design, CGI, Film and TV.
Successful completion of a level 3 course would allow students to progress on to a university degree.
What will I be learning?
This programme is designed for individuals interested in digital industries, such as digital media, graphics, animation, mobile app development, web design, computer networking and programming.
Throughout the programme you will create a combination of digital media and technical applications and will learn the techniques and skills required and used by industry.
Successful completion of the course will give you a BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Extended Certificate in Information and Creative Technology
Why is this course for me?
The programme is taught through lectures, practical sessions, seminars, group work and remote learning tools, all using industry standard software.
Students will be assessed by a variety of assessment methods. So not just exam based.
How will my learning be enhanced?
The progression opportunities are good upon completion of this course and Maths and English will also be studied alongside for anyone who does not have a grade 4 or better in these subjects. There is also the work experience aspects to the course that allow you to practice your newly learned skills for real in the industry.
Why is Eastleigh College my best choice?
Eastleigh College is highly successful at progressing learners from level 2 courses all the way up to and including degree level courses that are operated on the premises.
What do I need to sign up?
You will need 4 GCSEs at Grade 3 or higher including English and Maths.
All learners without a GCSE at grade A*-C or 9-4 in English or Maths will be required, as a condition of the programme, to undertake either a GCSE or Functional Skills programme. Therefore, if you enter a programme with a Grade 3 in English or Maths, you will be required to take English or Maths as well.
You will require an interview with subject specialist staff to ensure you have a good understanding of the course you are applying for. Attendance and attainment reports from previous education will also be required.
Adult learners may apply for any of our full time and apprenticeship programmes and your vocational experience will also be taken into consideration alongside existing qualifications.
The programme is fully funded for learners aged 16-18. Fees may apply for 19+.
Is there anything else I need to know?
All learners enrolled on a full-time study programme are expected to attend a compulsory work or industry placement during their course. The number of hours of placement will vary from 35 hours through to 750 hours, this variance is due to the differing types of assessment on each course.
Learners should be aware that this is compulsory part of their study programme and work / industry placements will take place during the college week.
Important: Learners will be expected to have a suitable laptop or PC available for their own use at home (specifications available upon request).
Please note that all courses are subject to minimum numbers and course descriptions may be subject to change. A place on your chosen course is not confirmed until all of the necessary enrolment paperwork is signed and any relevant fees are paid. The team will be in touch to discuss this with you, once your application has been processed.
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