This course is part of the Advanced Technical Award and will provide a broad range of subjects which will prepare you for employment or further/higher study in the areas of general computing. The course is practical and enjoyable. It will allow you to develop your interest in computing, while achieving a qualification equivalent to 3 ‘A’ Levels (Extended Diploma). It is designed to meet the needs of employers (placement opportunity), and opportunity to progress to Foundation Degree courses at NWRC or University. You will learn by completing projects, coursework and timed assignments. Modules include; I T Systems, Creating Systems, Using Social Media in Business, Programming, Data Modelling, Website Development, Mobile Apps Development, Computer Games Development, IT Project Management, Cyber Security and Incident Management, IT Service Delivery, Digital 2D and 3D Graphics. You will also have opportunity for a placement. As part of any job you will have to demonstrate, what are called Transversal Skills, this includes; Problem Solving & Decision Making, Digital Literacy, Work Professionalism, Self Management, Working with Others, Citizenship.