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Information and Creative Technology (Level 1 / 2 Traineeship)

OCNNI
Computing & IT

Course Overview

The Level 2 Traineeship will enable you to achieve a qualification which is equal to 4 GCSEs. The practical nature of the course will introduce you to the computer industry and gives you an insight into a range of available careers. It gives you an insight into the IT industry with a view to further study or employment. The course is assessed with coursework and exams covering a broad range of IT skills. The Traineeship will contain, within 1 year, OCN-NI Transversal Skills at Level 2, Essential Skills Numeracy and Literacy.Note;This traineeship is in development and the detail regarding the content and the assessment etc is to be confirmed early 2023.
  • Study Mode
    Full-Time
  • Duration
    1 Year
  • Campus
    Limavady
    Strabane
    Strand Road

Available Sessions

  • Course
    Campus
    Type
    Start Date
    Fees
  • Course: Open College Network NI (OCN NI) Level 1 / 2 Traineeship Information and Creative Technology
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Full Time
    Start Date: 01/09/2023
    Fees:
    -
  • Course: Open College Network NI (OCN NI) Level 1 / 2 Traineeship Information and Creative Technology
    Campus: Limavady
    Type: Full Time
    Start Date: 01/09/2023
    Fees:
    -
  • Course: Open College Network NI (OCN NI) Level 1 / 2 Traineeship Information and Creative Technology
    Campus: Strabane
    Type: Full Time
    Start Date: 01/09/2023
    Fees:
    -

Course Offering

  • Site location Limavady Main St Strabane Strand Road
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Course Modules

  • Unit 1: IT Essentials
  • Unit 2: Computer Systems
  • Security / Cyber Security
  • Unit 3: Programming
  • Database
  • Networking
  • Data Modelling using Excel
  • Games Development
  • Web Development
  • Emerging Technology
  • Graphic Design
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

4 GCSEs (Grade D-G) to include Grade D in English and Maths

ROI Requirements

4 OLCs (Grade 06) to include English and Maths OR Leaving Cert Applied – Pass

Work Placement

60 hours of placement or simulated placement to be carried out over the year either as blocks or a small number of hours per week.

What's Next?

Further Study

The qualification will allow you to choose your progression route from a wide range of Level 3 Diploma courses at NWRC depending on the results obtained from the Vocational Qualification, Essential Skills Qualifications and T Skills qualifications.

Career Prospects

The qualification will the first steps towards a career in as a Web Designer, A Software Developer, a Network Administrator or a career within Information Technology.

Enquiry

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