NCFE level 2 Certificate in Understanding Coding - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

You will gain knowledge of coding which may also support progression into further study in coding or other topics within the digital sector, the aims and objects would be gaining an understanding of;

  • Principles of coding
  • The stages of the software development cycle
  • Coding terminology and the key principles of writing code
  • Different coding types
  • Best practices in coding
  • Methods of testing and the DevOps process
  • Effective communication and project management in coding

Units of study/what is involved

Unit 1 Understand the principles of coding

  • In this unit you will gain knowledge of coding languages and the software development lifecycle, you will also learn about the job roles,functions and key skills requirements of a coding professional

Unit 2 Understand terminology used in coding

  • In this unit you will gain basic computer terminology in relation to coding, you will also learn about coding acronyms, terminology and the key principles of writing code

Unit 3 Understand coding design principles

  • In this unit you will gain knowledge of different coding types and the advantages and disadvantages of their use, you will also understand the use of pure function

Unit 4 Understnd the processes and practice of coding

  • In this unit you will learn best practice in coding, methods of testing used and DevOps processes

Unit 5 Undestand the importance of communication and project management in coding

  • In this unit you will learn the importance of communication for those working in a coding environment, you wil also learn about project management principles and Agile developments

Assessment Methods

Assessments are due at the end of each unit. Your tutor will assess your work and build up your portfolio of evidence of learning. A certificate will be awarded on satisfactory submission of evidence of learning for the units studied.

Progression Options

Level 3 Coding

Course Summary

Course Title NCFE level 2 Certificate in Understanding Coding
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I found the entire experience of studying my Level 2 course really rewarding, that I decided to further my knowledge by completing a Level 3 course. I’m continually learning new skills and it’s really helping my professional development in the workplace.

Amanda, ILM Leadership & Management Level 3

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