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Level 2 BTEC Technical Diploma in Digital Technology

During this course, you will build a strong foundation of knowledge and skills to enable you to successfully enter a career in a digital environment.

You will explore systems infrastructure, application development, web development, social media and network security. You will also develop your understanding of business analysis including providing digital content for organisations.

When will I start the course and how long will it take?

The course will start in September and will take one year to complete.

What will I study?

  • Apply appropriate security measures to computer systems and mobile devices
  • Explore current and emerging technologies and their purposes
  • Investigate how an organisation uses technology to meet its needs
  • Set up and configure technology systems
  • Exploring current and emerging technologies
  • Security protection and risk management
  • IT service solutions
  • Digital applications development
  • Organisational uses for digital media systems
  • Creating digital multichannel applications

How is it assessed?

You will be assessed throughout the year based on a range of practical and written work and externally assessed units.

Do I need any previous qualifications to start this course?

You should have four GCSEs at grade 3 (equivalent to grade D) or above, including English or maths.

Achieving a good standard of English and maths is a key requirement for many jobs, as well as for courses you may wish to progress on to. If you achieve below grade 4 in your English and/or maths GCSEs at school, you will study it alongside your chosen course when you join us.

What are the course fees?

If you are a school leaver, aged 16-18, (under the age of 19 on or before 31st August 2021), you do not pay tuition fees or examination and registration fees and may be eligible for additional support depending on your financial situation. For more information, please visit our dedicated Financial Support page.

What can I go on to do once I have completed this course?

Once you have successfully completed this course, you will have the opportunity to progress on to the level 3 Extended Diploma in Information Technology.

Alternatively, you may decide to gain employment in the industry or undertake an apprenticeship.

I'm interested in this course, what should I do next?

If you would like to submit an application to study this course, simply fill in our online form here.

However, if you still have questions in relation to this course and wish to receive further information, please submit your enquiry here.

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Why study Computing and IT with us?

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Impress future employers and universities by gaining MOS status alongside your course.

Industry Experts

Tutors have industry experience and a passion for the subjects they teach.

Progression Routes

Our excellent progression routes can lead to an apprenticeship, university or employment.

Valuable Work Experience

Gain valuable work experience in the computing and IT industry to boost your CV. 

Diverse Range of Skills

You'll learn everything from programming and web design to multimedia application production.

Technical Support

You'll have access to the latest software to help you get the most out of your course.