Extended Certificate in Computer Science Level 3

Extended Certificate in Computer Science Level 3

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Extended Certificate in Computer Science Level 3

Leeds is a digital hub for the North of England, and there are surplus job opportunities in this industry. This level 3 course develops and enhances computer science skills that will equip you to apply for these vacancies.

Studying both Networking and Software Development. You should then be able to specialise in either of these disciplines by enrolling on one our top-up courses to gain further UCAS points, access a higher apprenticeship, or go on to employment.

Duration 1 year
Study mode Full time
Start date 09/09/2019
Campus Printworks Campus
Course code 71481-01
Fee 16 - 18: no fee. 19 +: £2,583 (Adult Learner Loans Available)

What you learn

Course themes:

• IT systems security and encryption

• Principles of computer science

• Software design and development project

• Business applications of social media

• Mobile applications development

• Human Computer Interaction

Benefits / Skills you will develop

You will develop essential skills in a variety of areas necessary to work in the digital industry. You will gain the skills and confidence necessary to work in the world of computing

How you will be assessed

Assessment for this course is three external exams plus graded assignments set and marked by tutors assignments. Support and guidance for each module will be given by your tutors.

Where is the course delivered (facilities / classrooms)

Printworks Campus

Entry requirements

A minimum of 5 GCSE passes at GCSE grade 4 or above (GCSE grade C) including English or maths at grade C.

You will be placed on the course that matches your qualifications at enrolment, this may be the extended diploma.

What's next

You may enter the world of work, seek a higher apprenticeship, or progress onto a top-up course to increase your UCAS points to gain entry to our degree level courses (Networking and Systems Security).


Campus Locations

Printworks Campus

Hunslet Road
West Yorkshire
LS10 1JY
0113 3861997
Nearest train station
Leeds Central Station, 0.7 MilesWebsite

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