Information Technology

Level 2

This qualification is for someone who is looking to work in IT within systems, support or digital roles. Due to the nature of IT, the skills that the learner will develop through successful completion of these qualifications will enable them to seek employment across sectors as roles apply in business regardless of core business.

This qualification gives learners solid foundation skills, as well as an awareness and understanding of the core skills required for the roles allowing them to progress easily to higher level qualifications and potential specialisms in areas such as networkmanagement, web development, and system support.

Career Path

  • IT Support Technician
  • Network Technician
  • Database Analyst
  • Systems Analyst
  • Business Analyst
  • Helpdesk Analyst
  • System Designer

More than just a course

IT possesses many skills which can be applied across many, in today’s society; including Business, Media, the Arts, Marketing and Science related disciplines.
IT is at the heart of everyday life, at home, work and in our leisure time from computer graphics and control systems to communications and problem-solving, IT has an ever increasing role to play.

IT students will develop technical skills and knowledge, which goes without saying. They will also need other talents such as the ability to communicate clearly at all levels, to plan and to manage a project. Decision making and problem-solving are also important.

Unique Features

  • Teachers with industrial experience
  • Purist approach to delivering IT
  • Practical IT experience, in every unit
  • Links with IBM Smarter Planet
  • Develops transferable skills for the workplace or future studies
  • Gain extensive knowledge of the sector
  • Develop high level skills in industry software

Entry Requirements

Level 2

A minimum of 4 GCSE’s at grade D including ideally English and Maths.

The course has helped me to develop the depth of my learning with businesses and the uses of technology how and when it was first invented.

I enjoy learning about it and I also like the fact that the course is self-learning as well as taught to you.
Hannah Atherton