Computing & IT

Digital and Computing Technologies - Intermediate - C053

12 Quays Full Time Level 2 Duration 36 weeks

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Choosing the Intermediate Digital and Computing Technologies Study Programme is a great decision to make for lots of reasons. You will learn about the online world and technology systems, and develop the skills to create and work with digital assets including audio and graphics, as well as the opportunity to develop apps and work with other software. This qualification will help to make you technology savvy, equipping you with the skills valued by employers. This study programme will also prepare you for progressing onto the next level of study.

Course Details

This study programme includes:

Entry Guidelines

A relevant level 1 qualification with level 1 English and maths or 3 GCSEs at grade 3/D or above (including English Language and maths).

A satisfactory interview, assessment school report or reference.

If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department - 0151 551 7144.

Assessment Method

Two units are externally assessed by an online examination and the rest of the units are assessed by a series of assignments. Each unit will be graded as Pass, Merit or Distinction and the overall grade achieved at the end of the qualification will be determined by the individual unit grades.

Additional Information

Selection is by interview and academic reference.

Regular attendance and commitment to the course is essential.

To learn effectively on your course you will need to use certain items of equipment and undertake particular activities. We will provide these for your use whilst in College, but to enhance your learning experience further we require you to make a contribution to trips throughout the year. Do you need support with the cost of this?

Where can I progress to?

Employment in a variety of digital and computing environments. Achievement of a merit in the overall grade together with at least a GCSE grade C or equivalent in English and maths may enable the progression to the next level of study.

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If you are aged 16-18:


This study programme is free for students, who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, and students aged 19-24 with an Education, Health & Care Plan.

If you are aged 19 or over:

Did you know that many of our courses are free for students aged 19 and above?

Find out if you are eligible for free funding here, or contact our student service team on 0151 551 7777.

If you are required to pay a fee you may be entitled to an Adult Learner Loan or other financial support. For more information on support available visit Bursaries and Loans. We also allow payment by instalments for some courses.

Fee : £900.00

This is a full level 2 course

The fee quoted is for the academic year 23/24.

For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services via our online enquiry form


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