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Computing & IT

Digital and Computing Technologies - Intermediate - C053

12 Quays Full Time Level 2

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Choosing the Intermediate Digital and Computing Technologies Study Programme is a great decision to make for lots of reasons. You will learn about the online world and technology systems, and develop the skills to create and work with digital assets including audio and graphics, as well as the opportunity to develop apps and work with other software. This qualification will help to make you technology savvy, equipping you with the skills valued by employers. This study programme will also prepare you for progressing onto the next level of study.

Course Details

This study programme includes:

  • BTEC Extended Certificate in Information Creative Technology
  • English and maths
  • Employability and work experience

The BTEC Extended Certificate in Information and Creative Technology is made up of 10 units.

Three core/mandatory units, two of which are externally assessed with an online examination:

  • The Online World - online examination
  • Technology Systems - online examination
  • A Digital Portfolio

Other units of study:

  • Creative Digital Graphics/Audio/Video
  • Mobile Apps Development
  • Computer Networks
  • Software Development
Entry Guidelines

A relevant level 1 qualification with level 1 English and maths or 3 GCSEs at grade 3/D or above (including English Language and maths).

A satisfactory interview, assessment school report or reference.

If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department - 0151 551 7144.

Assessment Method

Two units are externally assessed by an online examination and the rest of the units are assessed by a series of assignments. Each unit will be graded as Pass, Merit or Distinction and the overall grade achieved at the end of the qualification will be determined by the individual unit grades.

Additional Information

Selection is by interview and academic reference.

Regular attendance and commitment to the course is essential.

Where can I progress to?

Employment in a variety of digital and computing environments. Achievement of a merit in the overall grade together with at least a GCSE grade C or equivalent in English and maths may enable the progression to the next level of study.


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Starting 2nd September 2019 - Ending - 24th June 2020REF C053L002

If you are aged 16-18:

This study programme will be FREE for most students who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, or students aged 19-24 with an Education, Health & Care Plan.

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £900.00

Please see our fees & discounts leaflet.

This course is FREE if you are aged 19+, unemployed/in receipt of eligible benefits or in work earning less than £17,550 annual gross salary (or £9/hour), and you do not have a level 3 qualification. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2019-20.


Planned Timetable

Day Times Campus
Tuesday 09:00 — 10:00 12 Quays
Wednesday 10:00 — 16:30 12 Quays
Thursday 10:00 — 17:00 12 Quays
Starting 2nd September 2019 - Ending - 24th June 2020REF C053L001

If you are aged 16-18:

This study programme will be FREE for most students who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, or students aged 19-24 with an Education, Health & Care Plan.

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £900.00

Please see our fees & discounts leaflet.

This course is FREE if you are aged 19+, unemployed/in receipt of eligible benefits or in work earning less than £17,550 annual gross salary (or £9/hour), and you do not have a level 3 qualification. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2019-20.


Planned Timetable

Day Times Campus
Tuesday 12:30 — 16:30 12 Quays
Thursday 10:00 — 14:00 12 Quays
Friday 10:00 — 16:00 12 Quays

For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services on 0151 551 7777 or call into our Conway Park Campus. Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 11 to 4pm and Wednesdays 4 to 6.30pm (term time only).

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