Information Technology Level 2 Diploma

Information Technology Level 2 Diploma

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Brockenhurst College - Main Site

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Course introduction

Do you want to discover what it takes to be a successful software engineer, computer animator, graphic designer or help desk support manager? If the answer is yes, then this is your opportunity to begin your journey to becoming an IT professional.

This course is designed to equip you with skills and knowledge that are essential for a career in IT. This includes installing computer hardware, multimedia design and spreadsheet modelling.

Why choose
Information Technology Level 2 Diploma?

At Brock our IT and Computer Science department is equipped with up-to-date hardware and software, which means you will learn using exactly the kind of IT assets you will find in the modern workplace.

All IT staff are subject specialists with specific areas of interest and expertise.  Thanks to their wealth of industry knowledge and teaching experience, you will learn by completing realistic tasks that mirror those in modern workplaces.

Teaching & learning

Teaching is very practical with classes generally organised as workshops or computer laboratories.

You will learn through demonstrations, lectures and by undertaking a variety of practical tasks both individually and in small groups.

You will also use the College’s Blended Learning Environment, which will enable you to track your progress and access course materials from home.

In addition, you will be encouraged to learn through investigation, giving you improved initiative and independent study skills.

Minimum entry requirements

Four GCSEs at grade 3 and above to include:
•    English Language
•    Maths

Course structure

  • Explore what it means to work in the IT industry, giving you insights that will help you launch your career.
  • Learn to install computer hardware efficiently and effectively, giving you key skills and knowledge.
  • Discover more about different computer systems in order to expand your ideas of what is possible.
  • Develop programming solutions that evidence your constantly developing knowledge and skills.
  • Study the important database systems that help organisations perform their core operations.
  • Plan and execute application development using industry standard tools.

What can I do with this qualification?

Having a recognised IT qualification will make you a more suitable candidate for junior level employment, apprenticeships and enhanced work experience opportunities.

With its focus on developing your confidence and communication skills, this course will prepare you for progression to the BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in IT, or entry level employment or an apprenticeship.


Dates & Locations





LocationBrockenhurst College - Main Site

Date & time 27/06/2024 to 31/07/2025

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