Computing and Digital Level 2 - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

We recognise that not everyone will leave school ready or confident enough to undertake a Level 3 T Level, and some may need time to develop their English and Maths, communication and problem-solving skills.

This programme is a challenging fast-track course delivered over one year to help you prepare for the T Level qualification. It includes a mix of content from the T Level such as a nationally set employer project and work experience, and includes a significant amount of English and Maths.

The breadth of content will ensure you are able to apply your skills in a variety of environments for different purposes and will be assessed through practical coursework and exam-assessed content.

This qualification includes a mixture of classroom learning and on-the-job experience during a substantial industry placement.

Subjects may include:

  • Digital analysis
  • Digital environments
  • Digital portfolio
  • Website development
  • Software development
  • Cyber security
  • PC building and maintenance
  • Computer networks
  • Emerging issues and impact on digital
  • Legislation and regulatory requirements
  • Extended English and Maths training and development

Assessment Methods

Assessment is through a variety of methods including exams, practical projects set by employers, assignments, case studies, and presentations. You may need to compile a portfolio of evidence to present at the end of the course for assessment purposes.

Progression Options

Following successful completion of the course at Merit grade or above overall, and completion of both Maths and English qualifications at grade 4 for GCSE or pass at Functional Skills Level 2, you could continue to a T Level in digital. You could also progress onto another appropriate qualification, or start an Apprenticeship.

Course Summary

Course Title Computing and Digital Level 2
Entry Requirements

You need five GCSEs in the 9 to 3 range with grade 3 in English and maths, and a keen interest in the topic. Entry is subject to a successful interview.

All students undertake a diagnostic period of six weeks to ascertain their suitability, attitude and preparedness for the demands of these qualifications. It may be discussed during this programme that an alternative is more suitable.

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