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Overview

This one year course will fast-track your skills and knowledge in some of the key areas in the digital and IT sector - data, coding and the web - so that you apply for work or study further technical skills at Level 4.

Course description

You will learn data skills quickly - will know how to handle data, validate and verify data input and have an understanding of normalisation and how data is stored and troubleshot issues with data storage.

You will develop skills in front end web development including not only designing and coding a webesite, but communication skills with clients, the impact of design decisions and WCAG guidelines.

Due to the current COVID-19 situation and with health and safety of our students as a priority, we have redesigned this course to include a mixture of classroom-based and online learning.

What areas will I study?

For 2020/21, this course will be delivered through blended learning, a combination of studying online and attending college for workshops and face-to-face delivery in small groups.

Through a combination of external, internal and synoptic assessment, you will study both mandatory and optional units. *Information technology systems

  • Creating systems to manage information
  • Building computer systems
  • Using social media in business
  • Programming
  • Website development *Communication technologies
  • Data modelling

Course options

Age range Start Fees Duration Further Information
16-18 7 September 2020 Duration: 1 Academic year - 1 Academic year Any course under level 4 for 16-18 year olds is likely to be free.
19-23 (no level 3 qualification) 7 September 2020 Duration: 1 Academic year - 1 Academic year Any course under level 4 for 19-23 year olds without a full level 3 qualification is likely to be free, please contact the college for further information
19-23 (with 1 or more level 3 qualifications) 7 September 2020 Duration: 1 Academic year £2,500 1 Academic year You may be eligible for an advanced learning loan; please visit our advanced learning loan information page to find out more.
24+ 7 September 2020 Duration: 1 Academic year £2,500 1 Academic year You may be eligible for an advanced learning loan; please visit our advanced learning loan information page to find out more.