Computing and Digital, Technical Progression Certificate
What will I do on this course?
This programme will develop your existing computing and IT skills and knowledge while also engaging you with the many employment opportunities available in the sector. This is a work-related programme and you will be set a number of projects that are based on realistic workplace situations. You will learn about the essentials of IT and cyber security, programming, creating websites, mobile apps and games, and emerging technologies.
As part of this study programme you will develop your maths and English skills, attend tutorials and Individual Development (ID). You will also complete a work placement and an employer set project. All aspects will be discussed with you at interview.
How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed through coursework, practical projects, group work and a number of exams.
What could I do after this course?
This programme has been designed to enable learners to progress to the T Level or a Level 3 apprenticeship pathway.
A minimum of five GCSEs at grade 9-2, with at least two at grade 4 or a qualifying Level 1 qualification.
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What our students say
Jackson Wood, Computing L3
"I have enjoyed being able to work in an environment that treats me like an independent human being while feeling supported all the while. This has really helped me develop myself and focus hard on the goals that I wish to achieve. It's been a huge benefit to my learning."
Former school: King Alfred's
Studied: Computing L3
What next? Studying a Bachelors in Cyber Security at Plymouth University.