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L2 PEARSON EDEXCEL EXTENDED CERTIFICATE IN INFORMATION AND CREATIVE TECHNOLOGY
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L2 PEARSON EDEXCEL EXTENDED CERTIFICATE IN INFORMATION AND CREATIVE TECHNOLOGY

PEARSON EDEXCEL L2 FIRST EXTENDED CERTIFICATE IN INFORMATION & CREATIVE TECHNOLOGY (FL2)
Start Date 
20/09/2021
End Date 
31/07/2022
Attendance 
Full Time
Target audience 

A programme of study aimed at those who wish to gain a specialist vocational qualification in the Computing, Digital, and IT sectors.

Entry requirements 

For learners who have recently been in education, the profile is likely to include one of the following:

  • A BTEC Level 1 qualification in IT in a related vocational area
  • A standard of literacy and numeracy supported by a general education equivalent to four GCSE's at Grade 3 or above
  • Other related Level 1 qualifications
  • Related work experience
More mature learners may present a more varied profile of achievement that is likely to include experience of paid and/or unpaid employment. Applicants must be aware that if students do not have a GCSE grade 4 or above in Maths and /or English, then they will have to undertake further study in these subjects as part of their programme of study in addition to the main 'core' qualification.
Course content 

The course is intended to allow work in computing and digital industries, with units such as:

Web Development, Multimedia Products Development and Software Development. These units build
a foundation for roles in Digital Marketing, Website Development and Software/Program Development
(including games design).

Technical units - such as Technology Systems and Installing and Maintaining Computer Sofware - prepare
you for work in the fields of IT Technician, Network Management and Cyber Security.

This Level 2 Extended Certificate in Information and Creative Technology is validated by Pearson Edexcel and
respected by employers.

Teaching & Learning 

Through a combination of practical experience and written assignments, these vocational qualifications provide level 2 learners with the knowledge, skills and understanding needed for a career in the sector.

Assessment criteria 

Assessment at the end of most units is classroom/home-based, however there are two externally set online tests. All assessments are marked against Edexcel set criteria. Each unit is graded at either Pass, Merit or Distinction with an overall grade awarded on the successful completion of all modules.

Progression 

This course is designed to support students to progress to Level 3 qualifications in Computing or Digital Multimedia
or to prepare for Computing and Digital apprenticeships.

Other information 

The college will take appropriate steps to assess each applicant's potential and make a professional judgement about their ability to complete the programme of study successfully and achieve the qualification. This will include ensuring that applicants have appropriate information and advice about the qualification and that the qualification will meet their needs.

 

 

Courses

Whatever course you choose, you'll get the highest level of training from specialist tutors, benefiting from their knowledge and experience of working not just in education but also in industry.

Application & Enrolment

You are able to apply online for all courses, however to complete your course enrolment fully, you will need to have an interview and then be accepted onto a course. The only courses available to enrol online are Full Cost courses, if you wish to enrol on any other course please call into Student Services or call 01429 295000.

Full Cost course fees are inclusive of VAT.

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