IT and Computing (Digital Skills)

Details

Venue Lewisham Way
Day/Eve Evening
Study Mode Part Time
Duration 10 weeks
Start Date 03/02/2020
End Date 01/05/2020

Fees and Finance

16-18 £250 p/ year
19-24 £250 p/ year
24+ £250 p/ year
International £250 p/ year

Funding

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Overview

This short evening course is for those that need basic home or work PC repair & upgrade or to become familiar with hardware and software. This practical "hands-on" course will teach you the essentials of assembling a PC from scratch and troubleshooting the various types of PC hardware. With the modern world's emphasis on technological solutions, skills in building and maintaining computer equipment are in high demand.

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

Unit Breakdown

This short evening course is for those that need basic home or work PC repair and upgrade or to become familiar with hardware and software. This course will teach you the essentials of assembling a PC from scratch and troubleshooting the various types of PC hardware. With the modern worlds emphasis on technological solutions, skills on building and maintaining computer equipment are in high demand. No previous computer hardware knowledge or formal qualification is required. However, you should be able to use a word processor and browse the internet.

Assessment Method

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

Progression Opportunities

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to progress to the next level available, or seek employment.

Career Options

Success on this course will increase your chances of progression onto other computing and information technology courses. Alternatively, you may decide to utilise your skills and embark on a career in the fast moving field in computing.

Entry Requirements

Four GCSEs at grades A*-C; one of which must be GCSE English or GCSE Mathematics. Or successful completion of a Level 2 substantial qualification in a related subject - plus an initial assessment that indicates an appropriate level of English and mathematical ability, and a satisfactory reference.

Facilities

The course will be delivered using our Cisco IT Essential online material and attendance at weekly practical sessions. You will receive a College certificate. However, this course prepares you for the C&G 7540 Unit Certification in ICT Systems Support and Cisco IT Essential I. At the end of the course, you will have the chance to gain these qualifications. This course prepares students for the professional A+ certification qualifications.

Process for Application

To apply please select your chosen start date and location above.

What could I earn?

  • IT engineers £23,000
  • Programmers and software development professionals £36,500
  • Information technology and telecommunications professionals n.e.c. £35,900

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Lewisham Southwark College, Lewisham Way, London SE4 1UT

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