Computing // Level 2

The course for you if ...

You want to pursue a career in the IT sector using a range of basic computer skills and prepare for the digital world.

Not only will you learn website development, but graphics, databases and spreadsheet skills that will equip you for a job in IT. You will additionally study for a Certificate in Digital Applications and complete an IT project.

Units you will study include:

  • Working and communicating in the IT industry
  • Project planning
  • Database design
  • Website development
  • Spreadsheets
  • Software and computer systems

Entry requirements

Minimum of 4 GCSEs at Grade D (3) or above; or pass at BTEC Level 1 Certificate or equivalent. 


Assessment is ongoing and based on assignments.

Progression and careers

Progression to further study in digital applications, such as the BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in IT. Careers include: IT Support Technician, Web Developer, IT Recruitment, Programmer, Software Engineer and IT Consultant.

Course detail
Start September
Level Level 2
Attendance Full-time
Duration One year
Campus Coast Road Campus