What courses can I do after this?
On successful completion, you could continue onto a second year of study at Level 3.
You can also progress to Higher Education, an apprenticeship in the ICT industry or directly to employment in Industry.
What jobs can I get?
The qualification opens up employment opportunities in a whole host of jobs in the industry, from:
- Helpdesk Administrator,
- IT Technician,
- IT Security,
- Web Development,
- Database Administration,
- Software Development
To do this course you should have...
You will require a minimum of 5 GCSEs including English and maths grades 9-4 (formerly A*-C). Alternatively, successful completion of a relevant Level 2 qualification and have achieved a Level 2 Functional Skill in English and maths.
What about work experience?
As part of your study programme, you will complete a minimum 30 hours of work experience with a local IT employer.
International entry requirements
If you are not from an English Language speaking country, you will need to have UKVI IELTS 5.5. We accept a wide range of academic qualifications awarded overseas and use the UK NARIC (National Academic Recognition Information Centre) guidelines for international comparisons. For tuition and accommodation fees please visit www.thecollege.co.uk/international/courses/tuition-fees and our International Operations team can offer you advice and guidance before and during your studies.
|Course Code||Start Date||Costs 16-18||Costs 19-23 (with concessions)||Costs 19+ (no concessions)|
* Please note fees are subject to change.
For tuition and accommodation fees please visit www.thecollege.co.uk/international/courses/tuition-fees and our International Operations team can offer you advice and guidance before and during your studies.
Diploma in IT User Skills
- Developing Personal and Team Effectiveness Using IT
- Design Software
- Desktop Publishing Software
- Improving Productivity Using IT
- Multimedia Software
- Specialist Software (Games Development)
- Understanding the potential of IT
- Video Software
- Website Software
Diploma in Professional Competence
- Health & Safety in ICT
- Develop Own Effectiveness and Professionalism
- Computer Games Development
- Presentation software
- Imaging software
- Spreadsheet software
- Project management software
- Website software
- Working with ICT Hardware and Equipment
- Customer Care in ICT
Hours of attendance and start date will be confirmed at interview or enrolment.
More about the course
More about the course
You’ll be based in central Bournemouth. This is a very practical, hands-on programme, integrating new and emerging technologies.
The skills and qualities needed to succeed on this course include:-
- Eagerness and interest in learning about all elements of IT
- Reliability and flexibility
- A desire to acquire relevant IT skills required by employers
During your course, you will have the opportunity to go on trips.