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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
    35 Weeks
  • Campus
    Limavady
    Strabane
    Strand Road
  • Course Code
    600/6072/4

Available Sessions

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

Course Offering

  • Site location Limavady Main St Strabane Strand Road
  • Dates
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

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    I progressed from NWRC directly into final year of a degree programme at Glasgow School of Art, along with my twin sister.
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    The support I received at College helped prepare me for work in the Healthcare sector. I'm now a fully qualified, registered nurse.
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