Computing Technologies - Fast Track to Degree

Course Code: IF1FE10


Next available course:

Start DateLocationDuration
05/01/2021Bispham Campus20 Weeks Apply

Course Overview

Begin an exciting career in networking, system security or cloud computing. This up-to-the-minute course will equip you with the specialist skills needed to progress to degree-level study and employment. Develop your knowledge of programming, systems and networks and learn about areas such as website development and human computer interaction. Benefit from cutting-edge resources, expert tutors and a curriculum that’s been co-created with employers to give you a head-start in your chosen industry. Study this course in a year or as a 20-week ‘fast-track’, which means you start in January so you can enrol on one of our degree programmes the following September.

Entry Requirements

You will need a minimum of 5 GCSEs, including Math and English or a relevant level 2 qualification. Relevant experience could count instead of these qualifications, in which case we will invite you to attend an interview.

Qualification Obtained

Subsidiary Diploma in IT (QCF)

Career Options and Progression

Assessment Methods

Teaching and Learning Methods

Teaching and learning differs for each module, with practical units culminating in a product creation assignment. Initially, we will support you by way of demonstrations and walk-throughs; as you progress through the course, we will encourage you to be work on your own initiative and in groups.

Teaching is delivered by subject specialists, who draw from a vast amount of industry experience to support you in developing the skills needed in your future career. You will also have access to cutting-edge facilities and resources throughout your course.

Industry Placement and Field Trips

Other Costs and Equipment Needed

Expert Tutors

All staff involved in the delivery of adult education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.

Tuition Fees

Regulation and Accreditation

Terms and Conditions

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