Access to Higher Education in ICT Diploma Level 3
One Year full time
Candidates will study 15 hours a week,
timetabled over 3 days, for a duration of 34 weeks. The day will
start at 9.30 am and finish at 3.00 pm.
The aims of this qualification are to meet the
needs of candidates who want to enter Higher Education in an ICT
related subject. It will prepare successful learners for
progression to HND or Degree programmes.
The course covers web design, multimedia,
computer components, programming, information systems, database
design, spreadsheet models, study skills and communications and
number key skills.
Assessment takes place throughout the year
with a series of assignments. There are regular tutorials to check
progress and give feedback.
This course is for mature students (19 plus)
and there are no formal entry requirements. Interview with the
course tutor and attendance at a taster session will determine
24+ Advanced Learning Loans - Loans to
cover course fees may be available for learners over the age of 24.
For further information, see our Financial
Support pages or https://www.gov.uk/advanced-learning-loans/overview
Students will study English and Maths
Functional Skills at level 2.
Students can progress to HND, Degree or
Foundation Degrees in a related subject area.
Course Career Prospects
After completing a HE course there will be opportunities to gain
employment in ICT. Examples of potential careers include
Applications Developer, IT Consultant, Web Designer,
Network/Software Engineer, Systems Analyst, Games Developer.
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If you are unsure about your career progression please contact
the Careers Team
For Specific Course Information Contact
Pam Gascoigne, 01302 553928 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
For Application and Enrolment Information Contact
Learner Services Centre
Free phone: 0800 358 7575
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