Level 2 - Extended Certificate in Information and Creative Technology

Key Facts
  • Starts September
  • Course Type Full Time
  • Duration One Year
  • You Need 3 Requirements needed View


The Level 2 First Extended Certificate in Information and Creative Technology provides an ideal platform for you to develop skills in the selection and use of appropriate IT tools and software applications. This course is suitable for anyone with an interest in working in the IT sector. It offers exciting and challenging opportunities for learner’s keen to develop their IT skills, to study a range of IT and computing related modules. You will gain a high quality, nationally-recognised qualification while developing your knowledge of this rapidly evolving industry.

What will I learn

This course will help you develop your understanding and provide the relevant skills to understand and progress in to the world of Computing, you will engage in a range of exciting and varied units to help you decide on the route you wish to follow to get to your chosen Destination of employment. Skills include: • The Online World • Technology Systems • Creating Digital Graphics • Software Development • Website Development • Installing Computer Hardware • Installing Computer Software This course can be worth the equivalent of 3 GCSEs. You will also do GCSE/Functional Skills in Maths/English if required.

How will I learn

This course combines classroom education and practical work-based experience, including providing IT solutions and support to local customers and working on real-life projects.

What's next

On successful completion of the course with the correct grade, you can progress on to BTEC Level 3 Computing or another Level 3 course in another subject. You can also progress to an Apprenticeship in a junior position in industry.

Additional Information

You wil also recieve financial support for transport costs (bus pass) and Additional Learner Support for those with learning difficulties. *subject to eligibility.

Guest speakers, work-related projects, live briefs and in course competitions
Excellent success and progression rates
Develop real world computing skills using industry standard software and resources
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