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

Course Overview

Assessment is through a series of practical and written assessments. The majority of classes take place in a room which has access to a computer lab which will enable the learners to develop and practice skills including building, maintaining, installing software and customisation.

Department
Creative and Digital Industries
Course Fees
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Units and Structure

The course covers the following subjects:

  • Data Modelling
  • Customer Care in ICT
  • Using Java and Visual Basic
  • Computer Game Development
  • Health and Safety in ICT
  • Personal effectiveness and development

Tutorials form part of the curriculum, designed specifically to provide students with individual timeslots so feedback on assignments can be discussed along with any other queries. English and Maths will be included for learners who are yet to achieve a C at GCSE.

Entry Requirements

You'll need to have:

Entry to the course will be determined initially by application, diagnostic assessments, interview & followed by an induction programme. You are also required to have one of the following;

  • 4 GCSE’s at grade D, or achieved
  • OCR Level 1 National Certificate/Diploma in Business & ICT (Merit) or equivalent

For equivalent qualifications see the Entry Requirements Explained page.


For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.

Tutors and Student Support

Pam Gascoigne

Pam Gascoigne


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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Apply or Enquire

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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
01302 553928
pam.gascoigne@don.ac.uk

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Want to apply for this course?

You'll need to have:

Entry to the course will be determined initially by application, diagnostic assessments, interview & followed by an induction programme. You are also required to have one of the following;

  • 4 GCSE’s at grade D, or achieved
  • OCR Level 1 National Certificate/Diploma in Business & ICT (Merit) or equivalent

For equivalent qualifications see the Entry Requirements Explained page.


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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