There are 7 units to be studied over the year, which are:
Working in IT
Communication in IT
IT Faults Diagnosis
Web Site Development
In addition learners will complete Functional Skills in English
Assessment takes place through many different media:
Reports, observations, practical tasks, creation of videos
Entry requirements for the course are 4 GCSE's at level D to G. All potential learners will need to be interviewed and complete initial assessments.
Successful completion of the course will give a full level 2 qualification in IT, which is the equivilent of 4 GCSE's C to A, dependent on the overall grade achieved.
It is possible to progress into employment or onto level 3 study, e.g. Extended level 3 Diploma in IT