Level 2 Information Creative Technologies
What entry requirements do I need?
You will need a minimum of: 2 GCSEs grade E - F (grade 1 - 2) in English and maths. A good school report, attendance and attitude towards work, plus completion of the 'Get to know you' and Assessment day ,4 GCSEs grade A*- D (grade 3 - 9) including English and maths.
What will I learn?
Building on your keen interest for IT and creative environments, this course will help to equip you with the skills valued by employers and give you access to the next level of study.
Over the duration of the course you will gain an understanding of, and develop new skills in the information technology sector. You will explore and examine the online world and the types of systems that are used by individuals and organisations. You will enhance your skills in a number of software programmes to create digital graphics, animation and videos. You will also begin to build a portfolio of your work to demonstrate your capabilities to future employers.
You will study a range of topics including:
- The online world
- Technology systems
- Computing in the workplace
- Creating digital graphics
- Creating digital animation
- Creating digital video
- Multimedia products development
- Mobile apps development
- Computational thinking
- Spreadsheet development
- Building a personal computer
- Database development
Two of your core units will be externally assessed by examination; the remainder of the units will be assessed through assignments and coursework, which will be completed to strict deadlines. You will also receive regular feedback from your tutors about your progress.
What could I progress on to?
On completion of this course you can progress onto our Level 3 Computing qualification, or start an apprenticeship in IT.
With additional training there may be a number of career opportunities available to you including: a Content Creator, a system developer, a technical support worker, an App Developer, or a Website Developer.
Additional Course Details for 18/19
Course code 2551 Course name BTEC in IT (Information Creative Technologies) Campus Ore Valley Study mode Full-Time Start date 10/09/18 Duration 36 week (s)