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 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
- Improving Productivity Using IT
- Imaging Software
- Multimedia Software
- Presentation Software
- Understanding the potential of IT
- Using Collaborative Technologies
- Using the Internet
- 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
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.