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IT & Computing

This qualification provides basic level skills and knowledge that could lead to further education in information technology or related areas. It can offer those moving into their first job roles the confidence to work effectively with information and communications technology and deal with tasks that are straightforward or routine. The course will cover the following compulsory modules: Information Technology Fundamentals; Word Processing Software; and Spreadsheet Software. Assessment will be through assignments.

  • Entry Requirements, Units, Assessment and more...

    Entry Requirements

    3 GCSEs D-G / or 3-1 (in 2017 GCSEs)Relevant industry experience

    Assessment Method

    Learners are assessed through activities that are internally set by tutors. These include role play practical demonstration report writing group discussion essay written question/answer

    Aims of the course

    To help learners who wish to progress to/within further education or higher educationTo help learners develop advance learningTo help learners who are seeking to take on increased responsibilities in life and workTo help learners who are seeking to enter new work areas and are looking to update and/or add to their employment skills and knowledge

    Progression Opportunities

    We have a wide range of computer rooms and labs where you will learn a range of skills.

    Facilities

    We have a wide range of computer rooms and labs where you will learn a range of skills.

    Career Options

    This course can lead to further education or employment. This can lead to employment in information and communications technology or related areas.What can I earn in the digital skills sector?When you're deciding what to study post-16 it's important to think about where your course will lead. If you choose to study for a digital skills qualification you'll be starting on a career path with loads of opportunity for progression ? and an excellent salary in your sights. For example:IT project managers start on around £29 000 a year and an earn £49 000 with 3-5 years' experienceIT user support technicians start on around £22 000 a year and can earn £33 000 with 3-5 years' experienceWebsite developers start on around £18 000 and can earn £32 000 with 3-5 years' experienceIf you're interested in a career in digital skills we offer a diverse range of vocational courses that will help you get where you want to go. Thanks to our excellent links with companies like Cisco Systems and PricewaterhouseCoopers students benefit from valuable work experience and are taught by staff with extensive industry experience.

Course Details

Venue Lewisham Way
Day/Eve Evening
Mode Part Time
Duration 10 weeks
Start Date 09/01/2023
End Date 24/03/2023
Course Code 3ITAT9A0

Funding

For up-to-date information about tuition fees, living costs and financial support, visit Fees and Finance.

16-18 Free
19-24 £ 0
24+ Please Enquire
International Please Enquire

More Options

  • Starting 17/04/2023 at Lewisham Way
    Venue Lewisham Way
    Day/Eve Evening
    Mode Part Time
    Duration 10 weeks
    Start Date 17/04/2023
    End Date 30/06/2023
    Course Code 3ITAS9A0

    Funding

    For up-to-date information about tuition fees, living costs and financial support, visit Fees and Finance.

    16-18 Free
    19-24 £ 0
    24+ Please Enquire
    International £1,200
  • Starting 11/09/2023 at Lewisham Way
    Venue Lewisham Way
    Day/Eve Evening
    Mode Part Time
    Duration 10 weeks
    Start Date 11/09/2023
    End Date 24/11/2023
    Course Code 3ITAS9A0

    Funding

    For up-to-date information about tuition fees, living costs and financial support, visit Fees and Finance.

    16-18 Free
    19-24 £ 0
    24+ Please Enquire
    International £1,200
  • Starting 08/01/2024 at Lewisham Way
    Venue Lewisham Way
    Day/Eve Evening
    Mode Part Time
    Duration 10 weeks
    Start Date 08/01/2024
    End Date 22/03/2024
    Course Code 3ITAT9A0

    Funding

    For up-to-date information about tuition fees, living costs and financial support, visit Fees and Finance.

    16-18 Free
    19-24 £ 0
    24+ Please Enquire
    International Please Enquire
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Coronavirus update

Lewisham College is closely monitoring all communications and guidance as it becomes available. This information is for students and staff and reflects updates from the World Health Organisation (WHO) and Public Health England (PHE). We are prepared to escalate our contingency arrangements in the event of change.

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https://www.gov.uk/guidance/wuhan-novel-coronavirus-information-for-the-public#situation-in-the-uk

Supplementary Q&A for individuals wishing to know more around how the UK is managing the risk:

https://publichealthmatters.blog.gov.uk/2020/01/23/wuhan-novel-coronavirus-what-you-need-to-know/