• Course
    Overview
  • Units and
    Structure
  • Entry
    Requirements
  • Student
    Support

Course Overview

The course lasts 1 year and takes place at The Hub.  After successful completion of the course to merit standard, students can progress to BTEC Level 3 or seek I.T related employment.

Level
Level 2
Duration
1 year full-time
Awarding Body
City & Guilds
Course Fees
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Units and Structure

The course content includes:

  • I.T User Fundamentals
  • Improving Productivity Using I.T
  • Set up an I.T System
  • Optimise I.T System Performance
  • I.T Security for Users
  • I.T Communication Fundamentals
  • Audio Software
  • Design Software
  • Imaging Software
  • Presentation Software
  • Website Software

Entry Requirements

You'll need to have:

  • 4 GCSEs Grade D or Level 1 qualification,eg OCR Level 1 National Certificate/Diploma in Business & ICT at merit

Entry onto the City & Guilds ITQ Level 2 Diploma course will be by completion of an application form, followed by Initial and Diagnostic assessments achieving at least a Level 1, interview and successful completion of the induction programme, all designed to determine that the ICT area is for you and to test your commitment to the course.


For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.

Tutors and Student Support

Student Support and Facilities

As a student, you’ll have access to a wide range of facilities, services and support, including:

  • Step outside the classroom  and access our state of the art facilities as well as 3 huge Learning Resource Centres with thousands of resources to use
  • With hands-on experience you’ll be prepared for employment with a competitive edge.
  • A dedicated impartial careers advice team to help you on your future path
  • Our wide range of courses means that we can offer the right paths to get you where you need to be
  • Our Hub campus is right in the heart of the town centre meaning you can find your way to us easily
  • Outstanding student support throughout your studies with us.
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Progression and Employment

Opportunities exist to enter the Computing and Digital Industries at a Junior Level but further study would be recommended to achieve employment in many job roles including Network Engineer, Programmer and IT Technician.

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Have any further questions about this course? You can contact someone specifically about it by using the details below or filling in the enquiry form.

Pam Gascoigne
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pam.gascoigne@don.ac.uk

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Want to apply for this course?

You'll need to have:

  • 4 GCSEs Grade D or Level 1 qualification,eg OCR Level 1 National Certificate/Diploma in Business & ICT at merit

Entry onto the City & Guilds ITQ Level 2 Diploma course will be by completion of an application form, followed by Initial and Diagnostic assessments achieving at least a Level 1, interview and successful completion of the induction programme, all designed to determine that the ICT area is for you and to test your commitment to the course.


For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.


GCSE Grades are changing from 2017. Need to know more? Click here for information.

Application & Enrolment

To apply for this course, please complete our online application form or download a printable form.

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