Computer Science and Networking Certificate Level 2

Computer Science and Networking Certificate Level 2

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Computer Science and Networking Certificate Level 2

Interested in website development? Programming your own software? Graphic design or networking? This course will develop your practical skills in all these areas, develop your understanding enabling you to progress into a career in the computing sector.

You will create a digital portfolio as part of this course to evidence the skills you have developed. This could be used to support a job interview, application or progressing onto a apprenticeship.

Duration 1 year
Study mode Full Time
Start date 09/09/2019
Campus Printworks Campus
Course code 60249-01
Fee 16 - 18: no fee.

What you learn

Course themes:


• Creating a digital portfolio: showcase all your work

• Creating digital graphics

• Networking skills

• Website creation

• Software programming

• Database design and development: using Microsoft Access

• The online world (external assessment)

• Technology systems (external assessment)

Benefits / Skills you will develop

You will develop a wide range of IT skills and knowledge to help further your studies. This course involves a broad range of units from working with a wide range of practical skills and knowledge that will equip you for a future in the computing industry.

As well as IT skills you will develop your confidence, study-skills and communication skills.

How you will be assessed

There are 2 units that will be assessed by online tests that you must pass.

There are a further 6 units that will be assessed by completing assignment work and practical tasks - these will be graded Pass, Merit or Distinction.

Support and guidance will be given by your tutor and the Computer Science department.

Where is the course delivered (facilities / classrooms)

Printworks Campus

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for this course are a minimum of four GCSEs at Grade 3 (D) or above including English and maths, or equivalent qualifications.

Students should have a genuine interest in Digital & IT and a commitment to complete homework and independent study by agreed deadlines.

What's next

On successful completion of this course and passing English and maths you may progress to one of our level 3 advanced courses or apply for an IT Apprenticeship.

Alternatively you could seek employment with your new skills. 

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