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Computing & IT

Programming/Software Development for the Workplace - C108

12 Quays Full Time Level 3

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This is an accredited Level 3 unit focussing on the underpinning concepts and implications of programming to design, develop and test computer programmes. The course content will include:

  • Examination of the computational thinking skills and principles of computer programming.
  • Design of a software solution to meet client requirements.
  • Development of a software solution to meet client requirements.
Course Details

This is an accredited Level 3 unit focussing on the underpinning concepts and implications of programming to design, develop and test computer programmes. The course content will include:

  • Examination of the computational thinking skills and principles of computer programming.
  • Design of a software solution to meet client requirements.
  • Development of a software solution to meet client requirements. The course will run for one day per week (6 hours per day) for a total of 12 weeks. The course will be delivered face to face initially with blended elements later in the course. The skills developed on this course will allow an individual to apply for junior programming roles or further develop their skills in Level 4 programming (dependent on additional prior qualifications).
Entry Guidelines

Relevant Level 2 qualification at Pass or above or minimum of 4 GCSEs at grade A*-C (Grade 4 or above). Satisfactory interview, assessment, school report and/or satisfactory 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 on 0151 551 7144.

Additional Information

Are you aged 16-18?
Study programmes are full-time courses for 16-18 year olds which include:

  • A qualification such as BTEC Extended Diploma
  • Meaningful work experience or preparation for work
  • English and maths, if you don't already have GCSE grade 9-4 (A*-C) in english and maths (grade 4 and above)
  • Non-study activities such as tutorials, voluntary work, fund-raising/charity work, sport or trips.
Where can I progress to?

Progression is into junior programming roles in the workplace or additional study at level 4 (subject to additional prior qualifications). Explore potential careers via Career Match — it provides current local data on wages and employment prospects.


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Starting 7th January 2021 - Ending - 4th March 2021

REF C108M001

If you are aged 19 or over:

Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you if you are aged 19-23 and you do not already have a level 3 qualification.

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The fee quoted is for the academic year 2020-21.

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