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Overview

This course is ideal for anyone who is interested in a career in ICT, but has little or no experience of the area. It will give you a solid foundation in the principles of IT and media from which you can develop your knowledge and skills.

Course description

You will study in our dedicated IT workshops, kitted out with the latest computers and software. You will be taught by tutors who have years of experience; they will combine theory and practice enabling you to develop high-level skills and knowledge. Industry visits and work experience opportunities will enhance your learning, and help you to understand how to apply what you learn to a range of business sectors.

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?

  • Self assessment
  • Career progression
  • IT user fundamentals
  • Developing multimedia products
  • Job opportunities in creative media
  • Multimedia software
  • Presentation software
  • Website software
  • Digital sound recording
  • Functional Skills maths, English and ICT

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 7 September 2020 Duration: 1 Academic year £900.00 1 Academic year In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.
24+ 7 September 2020 Duration: 1 Academic year Please contact the college for fee information 1 Academic year In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.

Student satisfaction

Satisfaction rating Recommendation rating
100/100 76/100
Satisfaction comment Recommendation comment
I enjoy my course I would recommend the college to family and friends