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Ext Certificate/Diploma in IT incl games development | Brooklands College

Level 2 OCR Technical Extended Certificate in IT including Games Development

If you are considering a career in IT, this course will help you to develop a wide range of practical skills, knowledge and understanding of IT that employers in this sector require. 

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  • Subject Area: Computing
  • Mode: Full Time
  • Campus: Wey
  • About this course

    If you are considering a career in IT, this course will give you an introduction to the skills and knowledge required for all types of work in the computing and IT industry. 


    Where will I be studying?

    Course Details

    What modules are covered?

    Units include:

    • Computer systems
    • Games development
    • IT support
    • Working in the IT industry
    • Computer graphics


    Who is the course suitable for?

    This is the course for you if you are interested in how ICT is used in business and industry and you wish to develop both practical and theoretical skills.

    How is the course assessed?

    The units are internally assessed through a portfolio of evidence and combines practical work on computers and theory lessons.

    Are there any extra costs?

    There are various textbooks available for this course although there are extensive guidance notes and online resources for students to use. There may be visits and events which are an essential part of the course. Costs will be advised by your tutor.

    Entry Requirements

    What qualifications will I need?

    5 GCSE passes including 1 GCSE at grade 4 or above.


    Next Steps

    This can be treated as the equivalent of 4 GCSEs and can be used with your other qualifications to progress onto the level 3 BTEC National Subsidiary / Extended Diploma in IT, or other subjects, providing you meet any specific entry requirements. Alternatively, you could go straight into employment or an IT Apprenticeship.

    Examples of job roles that students on this course may go onto include: IT Systems Support and Software Developer.

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