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Information and Creative Technology (Level 2 Certificate)

Pearson-BTEC
Computing & IT

Course Overview

Choosing this course will allow 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. This practical programme offers you an alternative route to repeating qualification. It gives you an insight into the IT industry with a view to further study or employment. The course is assessed with a majority of coursework and two online exams covering a broad range of IT skills. Opportunity to resit Maths and English GCSEs are an additional option to the course of study.
  • Study Mode
    Full-Time
  • Duration
    1 Year
  • Campus
    Limavady
    Strabane
    Strand Road

Available Sessions

  • Course
    Campus
    Type
    Start Date
    Fees
  • Course: Pearson BTEC Level 1 / Level 2 Extended Certificate in Information and Creative Technology
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Full Time
    Start Date: 06/09/2021
    Fees:
    -
  • Course: Pearson BTEC Level 1 / Level 2 Extended Certificate in Information and Creative Technology
    Campus: Limavady
    Type: Full Time
    Start Date: 06/09/2021
    Fees:
    -
  • Course: Pearson BTEC Level 1 / Level 2 Extended Certificate in Information and Creative Technology
    Campus: Strabane
    Type: Full Time
    Start Date: 06/09/2021
    Fees:
    -

Course Offering

  • Site location Limavady Main St Strabane Strand Road
Two young female students walking and laughing together

Course Modules

  • Mobile Apps Development
  • Website Development
  • Installing and Maintaining Computer Hardware
  • Creating Digital Animation
  • Online World
  • Technology Systems
  • Digital Portfolio
  • Computational Thinking
  • Computing in the Workplace
  • Software Development
  • Multimedia Products Development
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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

N/A

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.

Career Prospects

Web Design, Programming, Media Authoring, Hardware Installation, App Development

Enquiry

  • Image of Eamonn Kelly
    NWRC is a great place to learn. The NWRCSU is run by students, for students. We will do our upmost to ensure that the student voice is strong in the College and that your views are being heard right at the very top. Let us all work together so that every student feels that they belong to the college
    Eamonn Kelly
  • Image of Jordan Downey
    I now have the opportunity to progress to University and achieve my chosen degree in only two years due to the preparation I received here at NWRC.
    Jordan Downey

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