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September 2020
1 Year
Course code D2PLAPF5SW

Information Technology, Diploma

What will I do on this course?

This course 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 course and you will be set a number of projects that are based on realistic workplace situations. You will study units such as:

  • Essentials of IT
  • Essentials of Cyber Security
  • Data Analysis
  • Emerging Technology

As part of this study programme you will also continue develop your maths and English skills, attend tutorials and Individual Development (ID). You will also complete a work placement with an employer and an employer set project.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed through coursework, practical projects, group work and exams. You will also be assessed throughout your work placement.

What could I do after this course?

Most students opt to continue studies at level three and aim to start a T Level upon completion. Some students enter employment into a roles such as Junior IT Support Technician.


Entry Requirements

A minimum of five GCSEs at grade 9-2, with at least two at grade 4 or a qualifying Level 1 qualification.

Course Level

Level 2

iAn interview is required for this course.

What our students say

Joshua Callicott, IT


Joshua Callicott

“Weston College has changed the way I learn, for the better”

Former school: Backwell

Course: IT

What next? Degree Apprenticeship UCW, or UCW Applied Computing Degree.

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