This is a one-year study programme will give you UCAS points equivalent to one A level that will develop your technical skills in areas of web design, computer systems and computer security. During the course, you will develop skills and knowledge in the use of industry standard packages.
If you are aged 16 to 18, you will be enrolled on a study programme. This will include retaking GCSEs or undertaking Functional Skills in English and maths if you haven’t already achieved a grade 4 or above.
You will take part in activities that help you to develop your personal skills, such as building your character and confidence. This will help you to live well and move into your chosen career. These activities will be timetabled as will work experience and placement. You can also choose to take part in other activities.
For other age groups, activities will be tailored to your needs.
What You'll Learn
Entry to this course requires one reference. It is desirable that you can demonstrate 90% attendance at your last place of work or study. You are required to have three GCSEs grade 4 (C) or above to include English and maths.
How you will be assessed
Assessment is via exam and coursework and completed over one year. You will need to evidence your work that your skills and understanding are sufficient to pass each unit or achieve higher grades. Grades are pass, merit and distinction.
Tuition Fees (16-18): £0.00
Tuition Fees (19+): £2583.00
This is a full level 3 course. If you turn 19 before the end of this academic year you will not be eligible for funding to study any further level 3 qualifications. If you wish to study further level 3 qualifications, you will have to pay for them or take out an Advanced Learner Loan to cover the cost of fees.
Simply apply by clicking apply now at the top of the page.
If the course is longer than one year the total fees are for the first year only and further fees may apply in future years. All fees are based on a ‘home’ learner status. Please contact us for information on overseas fees.
For more information, please see our course fee disclaimers page.
Course and Career progression
On successful completion of the one-year programme, you could progress to the one-year diploma .Successful completion of this one year course would give you the equivalent of two A levels. If you attained your maths and English at grade 4 you could apply to do a T level in Digital Support Services.
What Happens Next
Apply online via the College website, or if your school uses the Positive Steps @16 (PS16) application system please apply through this and speak to your careers advisor if you are unsure. You will need details of your qualifications and employment history, a reference, and a personal statement to complete your application. Once your application has been successfully processed, you will be sent a conditional offer and be invited to a Welcome Event at the College to meet your tutors, learn more about your chosen course of study and tour the facilities. You will then need to confirm your acceptance of the course offered to you.