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This qualification provides you with Level 2 information technology skills that could lead to further education in the field, or related areas. It can offer those moving into their first job roles the confidence to work effectively with information and communications technology, and deal with tasks that are more technically advanced.
Aims of the course
This is a follow-on course from Award in Information Technology Application Specialist (Entry Level 3). This course is designed to offer you the opportunity to further improve your IT Skills.
The course includes:
Improving Productivity using Information Technology
Using Word Processing Software to Adapt and Merge Documents
Designing and Creating Databases
Designing and Creating Spreadsheets
Learners are assessed through practical assignments.
Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to progress to the next level available, or seek employment.
This course can lead to further education or employment in information and communications technology or related areas.
What can I earn in the digital skills sector?
When you're deciding what to study post-16, it's important to think about where your course will lead. If you choose to study for a digital skills qualification, you'll be starting on a career path with loads of opportunity for progression ? and an excellent salary in your sights. For example:
IT project managers start on around £29,000 a year and an earn £49,000 with 3-5 years' experience
IT user support technicians start on around £22,000 a year and can earn £33,000 with 3-5 years' experience
Website developers start on around £18,000 and can earn £32,000 with 3-5 years' experience
If you're interested in a career in digital skills, we offer a diverse range of vocational courses that will help you get where you want to go. Thanks to our excellent links with companies like Cisco Systems and PricewaterhouseCoopers, students benefit from valuable work experience, and are taught by staff with extensive industry experience.
Successful completion of a level 1 IT course or experience working at level 1 IT.
We have a wide range of computer rooms and labs where you will learn a range of skills.
Process for Application
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