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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
This 18 week course is for those that want advanced network knowledge and skills or to work as a CISCO network support person. This practical hands-on course will teach you the essentials of connecting a network to a network using CISCO equipment. This course will cover the four main CISCO modules:
Accessing the WAN LAN switching and wireless Network fundamentals Routing protocols and concepts
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.
With the modern worlds emphasis on technological solutions, skills in the building and maintaining computer equipment and networks are in high demand. You will gain the underpinning knowledge and skills that could aid progress to further education or employment. The qualification provides you with a Level 3 IT System Support skills that could lead to further education in IT or related areas. It can offer those moving into higher level job roles the confidence to work effectively with ICT networks and deal with tasks that are straightforward or require routing.
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
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.
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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