Applied Computing and Creative Technology Extended Certificate Level 2 - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

Are you looking to pursue a career in IT but don’t know where to start developing the specialist skills required? If you are looking for a route to a career and higher qualifications in IT and computing fields such as programming, software development, networking, technical support, network security or information systems, then this course can provide you the means to kick-start that journey.

You will learn to set up different types of networks as well as build PC’s from scratch and configure them for different requirements. The course involves a mix of theoretical and practical units that include the development of websites and creation of software programmes.

Units may include:

· The online world

· Technology systems

· Mobile app development

· Computer networks

· Software development

· Website development

· Installing and maintaining computer hardware

Assessment Methods

Assessment is through a variety of examinations and coursework-based methods including observations, case studies, presentations and group work.

Progression Options

This course is an ideal springboard for progression to Level qualifications, as well as Apprenticeship courses.

Course Summary

Course Title Applied Computing and Creative Technology Extended Certificate Level 2
Entry Requirements

You need five
GCSEs in the A* to E or 9 to 2 range and a keen interest in computing. Entry is
subject to a successful interview.

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The staff have really helped me with both personal and study related issues, and they make you feel at ease. The course has increased my knowledge and given me experience in a range of computing specialities.

Jordan Millington

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