Digital Technologies Level 3
Type: Full Time
Subject: Computing and ICT
Start Date: 02 September 2019
Fee: Please contact the Information Centre for fee information
On successful completion of this course, you will have the option to study for an additional year to top up your qualification to the Extended Diploma in Digital Technologies in this year you will, specialise in one of 5 areas
• Application Development incl Games Development
• Cyber Security
• System Infrastructure
• Business Analysis
• Web Design and Social Media for e–commerce
Who is it for
This course is for you if you are looking to start a career in ICT or Digital Technology and want to develop your knowledge and skills in the industry, as well as applying these to practical situations.
Interview Skills Assessment
You will be required to attend a Welcome Event, details will be provided upon application.
What will I need
4 GCSEs at grade C/4 and above including English and/or maths or other level 2 IT qualification at Merit with Functional Skills Level 2 or English and/or maths at grade C/4 and above.
What is covered
You will cover the following topics:
• Project management
• Information security
• Networking fundamentals
• Digital business communication
• Software development fundamentals
• Collection and analysis of data
• Enterprise technologies
On successful completion of this course, you will have the option to study for an additional year to top up your qualification to the Extended Diploma in Digital Technologies. In this year you will specialise in one of five areas:
• Application development including games development
• Cyber security
• System infrastructure
• Business analysis
• Web design and social media for e–commerce
What can this course lead to
Once you have successfully completed the qualification you can progress onto university, an apprenticeship or into employment.
Qualification progression would include:
Level 4 Diploma in ICT Systems and Principles
Advanced/Higher Apprenticeship in IT, Software, Web and Telecoms, Social Media, Digital Marketing and Information Security.
Employment progression could lead to you working as a:
Trainee network administrator
Trainee systems administrator
Trainee web and social media administrator
Trainee cyber security administrator
IBM, Aldermar Ltd, Concise Training, Forge Rock, Amastra have all supported this qualification.