Computing and Digital Industries Certificate Level 1 - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

This course is designed to enable progression into the exciting and diverse environments of computing or business. One week work experience will be available with a range of business and computing organisations such as programmers, systems analysts, network operators and website designers. This will support your development in a range of employability skills such as working with others, communication and interpersonal skills along with developing basic industry skills.

Units may include:

  • Installing hardware and software
  • Computer systems Imaging software
  • Multimedia
  • Project

This qualification includes a mixture of classroom learning and on-the-job work experience with an industry placement.

Assessment Methods

This study programme offers a range of assessment methods from practical assessment such as programming, role-plays and presentations to organising a small event.

Progression Options

On successful completion of the course you will be ideally placed to progress to the Level 2 Extended Certificate in Computing & Digital Industries. Alternatively, you could choose one of the College’s Apprenticeship programmes or move into full-time employment in the computing and IT sector.

Course Summary

Course Title Computing and Digital Industries Certificate Level 1
Entry Requirements

You need GCSEs in the 3 to 1 range or other equivalent qualifications. Entry is subject to a successful interview and induction. If you do not have a grade 4 in English and maths you will be required to study for this alongside your course.

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