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This course will prepare you for entry to higher education in information technology, and give you the essential knowledge, understanding and skills to progress into a number of specific areas of work that will incorporate the use of information and communications technology, and move on to a more responsible job if already in employment. The programme is particularly suitable for those who would like to concentrate on the networking and systems support pathway. As a student on this course, you will take modules including: Project Planning with Information Technologies; Mathematics for Information Technology Practitioners; Communications Technologies; Information Technology System Troubleshooting and Repair; Technical Support; Managing Networks; Computer Networks and Cisco. Students learn through a mix of workshops, written assignments, formal teaching and self-study. If you have not already gained a C grade for GCSE English and GCSE Mathematics, working towards this will form part of your programme of study.
Aims of the course
To help learners who wish to progress to/within further education or higher education
To help learners develop advance learning
To help learners who are seeking to take on increased responsibilities in life and work
To help learners who are seeking to enter new work areas and are looking to update and/or add to their employment skills and knowledge
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Learners are assessed through activities that are internally set by tutors. These include role play, practical demonstration, report writing, group discussion, essay, written question/answer
Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to progress to the next level available, or seek employment.
Successful completion of this course can enable you to apply to university - as the successful completion of this programme is equivalent to three A-levels. By applying via UCAS, you can join an appropriate university degree course or join our successful foundation degree courses here at Lewisham South. You can also progress onto our Foundation Degree in Business and IT.
4 GCSEs A*-C / or 9-4 (in 2017 GCSEs)
Relevant Level 2 qualification with Merit or above
Relevant industry experience to Level 2 or above
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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