Information and Creative Technology Level 2

BTEC Certificate

This course is ideal if you are looking to develop specialist computing skills within the fast-paced IT industry.

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Level 2

Attendance - Full-time
Duration - 1 year
Start date - September-June
Where -
2 Locations
Huddersfield Centre
Springfield Sixth Form Centre

Course Overview

This course provides you with the first steps into an exciting career within the IT industry. You will be taught by passionate IT practitioners who bring a wealth of experience and knowledge to the course.
You will also have the opportunity to develop an online digital portfolio as an exciting onscreen way to showcase your achievements and work to potential employers or when applying for a further course.
You will gain an understanding of the online world through learning about the main technologies and processes behind the Internet and how they come together to let you view websites and send information worldwide.
There will be a number of specialist guest speakers from the industry that will provide you with a detailed insight of the sector.
This course provides you with the first steps into an exciting career within the IT industry. You will be taught by passionate IT practitioners who bring a wealth of experience and knowledge to the course.
You will gain an understanding of the online world through learning about the main technologies and processes behind the Internet and how they come together to let you view websites and send information worldwide.
You will also have the opportunity to develop an online digital portfolio as an exciting onscreen way to showcase your achievements and work to potential employers or when applying for a further course.
There will be a number of specialist guest speakers from the industry that will provide you with a detailed insight of the sector.

Core Skills Gained:

A minimum of 4 GCSEs with the following grades: English and maths at 3 or above and 2 other GCSEs at 3 or above.
Level 3 IT course
Apprenticeship
Upon successful completion of this course you can progress onto the Level 3 IT course or Apprenticeship.

You will be assessed through online exams, practical demonstrations, presentations, observations, written assessments and report writing.

Why work in the Computing & IT Industry?

Employment in Information and Communication Technology roles are up 4% since 2018

Wide range of jobs in the Computing & IT Industry

Excellent choice of employers in the Computing & IT Industry

Information Technology and Telecommunications Directors

£20,744

IT Specialist Managers

£24,766

IT Project and Programme Managers

£26,583

IT Business Analysts, Architects and Systems Designers

£24,652

Considered a career in the Computing & IT?

If you’re not sure what to study, why not find out more information about different types of possible careers? Or if you know what you career you want to do but not sure what you need to study, we can help you get one step closer to that dream job.

Qualifications & levels explained

There is a wide range of qualifications and levels available, but not all of them may be right for you. If you’re not sure what qualification type or level you should be searching for, take a look at our qualifications explained.

Find the perfect career

We can help you find that perfect career even if you’re not sure what it is yet! At Kirklees College, our mission is to make you as successful as you can be, from finding the right career to gaining the right skills.

We support all our Students

From support with your learning, exams and finance right through to advice on future employment and careers. We support all our students through their educational journey.

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