The course is made up of seven units. These include communicatng in the IT industry, working in the IT industry, installing computer hardware, setting up an IT network, website development, computer systems and database systems.
This course is part of our Careers College programme. The Careers College is a new concept in education in which we work with a range of employers to develop curriculum and educational experiences that enable students to quickly develop digital, creative and employability skills. As a Careers College student you will have access to a broad range of employer-led activity, such as live briefs, internships and seminars, to develop relevant skills for your chosen career route, as well as many local initiatives such as coding summer schools and games design events.
Find out more about Careers College programmes at www.bmet.ac.uk/courses/career-colleges
The minimum entry requirements are either 4 GCSE’s at grade D or above, including Maths and English, or a Pass at Level 1 in ICT or an equivalent ICT qualification at level 1 and a good report from the tutor/school.
Delivery and Assessment
Students will be assessed via a variety of methods such as portfolio of evidence, written coursework, project work, practical assessment and external assessment.
You may progress onto the Subsidiary Diploma on achievement of at least a Merit in the Cambridge Technical Diploma in IT.