What career opportunities can this lead to?
What does it take to be a successful software engineer, computer animator, graphic designer or help desk support manager? In our fast paced, online world, there are many exciting opportunities in information technology, requiring a broad range of skills such as literacy, numeracy, technical, creativity, problem solving and team working skills.
The Level 2 Computer Science programme provides a practical, real-world approach to learning and developing the specific knowledge and skills learners need to work successfully in the industry, such as:
-Understanding the online world, services and communication, and the impact it has on business, social networking and online security
-Developing technical skills by learning about hardware, software, networking and data and the relationship between them all
-Using creative, communication and presentation skills when designing and producing a digital portfolio.
If you achieve a Distinction grade at Level 2 and complete GCSE Maths and English to at least a C / 4 grade, you can apply to progress onto the Level 3 Computer Science programmes upon completion of this course. It is possible to undertake 1 GCSE retake during this one year course.