Level 2 Extended Certificate in Information & Creative Technology
This course will give you an introduction to the modern online world and provides a first look at how the main building blocks of technology systems work. Starting with your own experiences, you will extend your knowledge of online services and investigate the technology and software that supports them.
- The Online World
- Technology Systems
- Digital Portfolio
- Digital Graphics
- Software Development
- Website Development
- Installing Computer Hardware
You will have appropriate visits from local IT companies, meet successful IT professionals as well as trips to local venues to explore IT in the workplace.
You will be assessed via continuous assessment of coursework, assignments exams and practical tests.
This course will allow you to progress to higher-level qualifications such as BTEC Nationals in Computing. Alternatively, you can enter employment in a range of roles including data operation, IT support and business applications.
This course is a Study Programme which consists of
- Vocational Qualification
- Work Experience
* If you have not already achieved a GCSE pass at grade 4 (C in the old grading structure) or above in English and Maths you will study Maths and/ or English as an integral part of your college programme.
An appropriate Level 1 qualification with a merit, including Functional Skills, or four relevant GCSE grade 3 (D) or above, plus a positive school report and the successful completion of an interview.
Course may be free for 16-18yrs; for 19-23yrs, course is free if you have not achieved a full Level 2 qualification.
For all other students fees apply:
1st year course fee £1292; Exam Fee £114.
Making your application
We will check your application to see if you meet the standard entry requirements for the course. If you do, you’ll receive an invitation via email to attend an interview with a Curriculum Tutor.
Fees and funding
If you are aged 16-18 and applying for a full-time programme, then you will not have to pay for your course. If you are aged 19+ then there may be a fee for your course.
From entry-level qualifications, through to degree-level and specialist professional courses there’s something here for students with little or no formal education right up to career high-flyers. Expect a vibrant environment where you can meet people from different backgrounds and cultures.
Need help choosing the right career path? You’ll be given a series of activities related to a work environment. Your job is to slide the scale to the left or right depending on how much you like or dislike the given activity. You will receive recommendations based on your selections.