- A minimum of 4 GCSEs grade C or higher, one being English or maths or a related Level 2 vocational course at Merit or higher (if a Pass grade is achieved GCSE grades and/or functional skills results can also be considered).
- English and maths assessed at Level 1 or above.
- To progress to the second year Extended Diploma qualification you will need to successfully complete the first year of this course and demonstrate good attendance and punctuality at the College.
On this advanced level course, you will experience both theoretical and practical study of both computer and IT related topics. You will follow a wide range of units designed to provide an excellent platform for learners wishing either to progress towards a course in higher education or to enter employment in the IT industry. This course has been developed to focus on skills required in today’s IT environment and is particularly geared towards those interested in computers and software engineering. The combination of the IT units studied on the course prepares and equips you with the skills needed for employment in a range of modern industries, from small to large organisations.