About the course

This course builds on your knowledge and provides you with hands-on experience of software development. You will gain valuable skills and experience in the use of C, Visual Basic, and the more general web technologies of HTML, JavaScript and CSS. You'll also learn about a range of hardware and build your understanding of the technical specifications of components. You will also improve your communications skills and the skills needed to work successfully in the IT sector.

What you will study

  • Communication and employability skills for IT
  • Computer systems
  • Information systems
  • Software design and development
  • Event driven programming
  • e-commerce


  • A combination of course work and projects. Lectures combined with practical workshops

Entry requirements

  • 4 GCSEs grade A* - C / 9 - 4 including English and maths
  • OR IT Users BTEC Level 2 Diploma or equivalent level qualification

Costs and loans

  • The Advanced Learner Loan is available for this course

Moving on

  • Computing Foundation Degree - University of Greenwich
  • Creative Computing Foundation Degree - University
  • Other HE/Degree or HNC/D Computing/IT courses at university
  • Employment in the IT/Software industries

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