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ICT Systems & Principles For IT Professionals Diploma

Level 2

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Key Info

Learning Area   Digital Academy
Delivery Mode   Full-time
Duration   1 Year

Dates & Locations

Location   Cornwall College St Austell
Start Date   07/09/2020

This course is designed to give students a chance to explore different areas in I.T. with more freedom than most other courses. The freedom allows them to develop real skills and find out which areas of computing interest them the most.

Success is through successfully completing practical tasks under supervised conditions. The work does include a few relevant questions to check knowledge but there are no exams. Assessment is kept to a minimum to allow plenty of time for learning.

  What You Will Learn

About different types of computers and how they are used, including how to assemble them, install operating systems, configure them and use them to create web pages, databases, video and social media.

  Entry Requirements

Four GCSEs at grade D or 3, including English and mathematics, an interest in working with computers, networks and software and experience of using a mouse, keyboard and Microsoft Windows.

  Work Experience

As part of your course you will be required to carry out Work Experience and/or an Industry Placement.


Assessment for this course is TBC


Employment in this field or in another which needs good IT skills, an apprenticeship or further full-time study on one of our Level 3 courses in IT.


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Chris Rabey

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Chris studied the Level 3 IT Apprenticeship while working at Coodes Solicitors and now helps to run their ICT help desk.

"The skills I learned during the course helped accelerate my IT career and cement the fundamentals required for me to provide efficient and prompt IT support at Coodes. In running the ICT help desk I am usually the first point of contact the end users have and it is my job to assist the user using a variety of tools. The skills I have learned have not only helped me with my role today, but by passing the exams and getting that piece of paper saying “I can do this”, leaves me with room for progression."

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