IT General Diploma (Hardware & Software Technician) with CISCO Internet of Everything & CISCO Cyber Security

IT General Diploma (Hardware & Software Technician) with CISCO Internet of Everything & CISCO Cyber Security

Study Mode: Full Time
Course Level: Level 3

Where will this course lead?

This is a two year course. It can lead on to a level 3 apprenticeship or into employment.  It can also lead on to Higher Education.

What will I study?

In the first year you will study:

- Unit 1: Communication and Employability skills for IT Practitioners
- Unit 2: Computer Systems
- Unit 6: Software Design and Development
- Unit 7: Organisation systems security
- Unit 8: E-commerce
- Unit 9: Networks

After successfully completing the first year you will study:

- Unit 30: Digital graphics
- Unit 36: Computer games platforms and Technologies
- Unit 28: Website Production
- Unit 3: Information Systems
- Unit 23: HCI
- Unit 25: Maintaining Computer Systems

How will this course be delivered?

This course consists of practical and theoretical sessions culminating of vocational assignments depending on the unit. Employer involvement is an essential part of the course so you will have external speakers who are actively involved in the industry.

What qualifications will I get?

At the end of the first year you will get:

- IT Subsidiary Diploma Level 3 EDEXCEL
- Units working towards content related to CISCO Internet of Everything Certificate.

At the end of the second year you will also have achieved:

- IT General Level 3 Diploma EDEXCEL
- Units working towards content related to CISCO Introduction to Cyber Security Certificate.

In addition you will have re-taken your English and Mathematics GCSE.

How will I be assessed?

All units are assessed by assignments and are set and marked by the College.

How do I get a place on the course?

You can get a place on the course by completing an application form. Applicants are invited for an interview with a member of the Computing team.

What are the entry requirements?

A PASS or higher at Level 2 OCR Diploma or BTEC extended certificate and English GCSE at grade D/5 or higher and Mathematics GCSE at grade D/5 or higher.

What else do I need to know?

You will need a data stick, pens, pencils, lined A4 paper and an A4 lever arch file for your work for the examined units.

The course is recognised by industry and higher education and carries UCAS points.

How much will this course cost?

For most students there is no fee for this course. However for students aged 19 or over at the start of the course or who have already completed a Level 3 course previously there is a charge.

Is there anything else I will have to pay for in order to do this course?

During the first year there are no additional costs apart from supplying a data stick, pens, pencils and lined A4 paper.

A trip to the National Computing Museum at Bletchley Park is planned for the beginning of the second year. The cost will be approximately £30 which will be due in the June of the first year. Final cost will be confirmed closer to the time as it is dependent on numbers.

What can I do after this course?

After this course you can choose to progress to higher education, a level 3 apprenticeship or into employment.

Have a question about the course?
Please contact Admissions on 0121 678 7000 with any queries.
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Blossomfield Campus

Sept-18

Various

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N/A For 16 to 18 Year Olds

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Full Time