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Business ICT

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What's Involved

This course is designed to be studied over one year, alongside English and Maths. You will work on a number of practical assignments in units and will be assessed on a grade scale of Pass, Merit or Distinction. Some units are mandatory and some are optional.

You can expect to study:

  • Website Development
  • Computer Games Development
  • Spreadsheet Modelling
  • Animation
  • Working and Communicating within the IT Industry
  • Customising Software

This course is a Diploma and is equivalent to 3 GCSEs. It is not studied with any other courses, apart from English and Maths qualifications, if a grade 4 at GCSE has not already been achieved in either or both.

Entry Requirements

1 Grade 4 / C pass at GCSE, 3 Grade 3 / D passes at GCSE. Ideally these should include English and maths.

Where will it take me?

The majority of successful students progress onto one of our Level 3 courses in Information Technology, Games Development, Media Production or Graphics and Photography, but it can also be used as a foundation to progress to other subjects at Level 3. You may decide to seek an apprenticeship or enter the world of work within the IT sector. With this qualification, and further study, future careers could include computer programmers, web designers, project managers, social media managers, social community managers, digital specialists and mobile application developers.

Course Assessment Method

100% Coursework.

Where and When

IT Level 2 Diploma

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Notes About Fees

Fees shown are per year. Additional miscellaneous fees may be applicable.

Find out more by speaking to Admissions:

  • For full-time further education courses call 01708 462833
  • For part-time further education courses call 01708 462801
  • For higher education courses, or if you’re an overseas student, call 01708 462801


  • To find out if you’re entitled to support call Student Services for advice on 01708 462718 ext 2718
  • You don’t have to pay tuition or admin fees if you’re 16-18 and studying a further education funded course.
  • You need to pay higher education course fees each academic year.

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2020-21 Course Guide

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