IT & Digital Communications

Qualification: Diploma
Level 2

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About the course

With rapid changes in technology and consumer behaviour, many companies have digital communication teams working to increase the their online presence and to generate sales. This includes social media, clud computing, websites and mobile apps.

During this course you will gain hands-on skills to enable you to use IT and creative packages to communicate information to audiences for the modern digital and business world. This course will also give you the skills to take advantage of the range of opportunities created by mobile applications and websites.

What you will learn
  • The essentials of IT
  • The essentials of cyber security
  • Creating websites
  • Creating mobile applications for business
  • Games creation
  • Creating programming solutions for business
  • Participating in a project
  • Pitching a product
Facilities
  • Animation suite (Maya)
  • Digital video and media production
  • IT workshops
  • Design studios
Assessment

75% Coursework/practical - 25% exam

Entry requirements
  • 4 GCSEs at grades A*-D/9-3 (including English, maths and IT) OR
  • Equivalent qualifications with Level 1 Functional Skills in English

You will be required to attend an interview at the College prior to enrolling onto this course.

Dates, times & fees
Start Date Course Times Duration Campus Fees
04/09/17 1 year Main
03/09/18 1 year Main
What next?
  • Level 3 courses in IT, games or media
  • Apprenticeships in IT or Digital Communications
  • Junior roles within digital marketing, social media and digital communication
Additional information

Trips, visits and activities

  • Guest speakers
  • Visits to a digital agency
  • Work experience
  • Industry week activities