What is the course about?
This qualification is for learners who have successfully achieved Level 2 Software and Programming and who want to develop and extend their digital and IT skills to prepare for different roles in the digital and creative industries within Software Development. Learners should be able to demonstrate the skills and ability to study at Level 3. English and Maths at Level 2 will provide a good foundation for successful progression.
Is a pre-enrolment interview or assessment required for this course?
Yes, please contact our customer services before enrolling.
What level is the course and do I require particular skills, experience or prior qualifications?
The course is Level 3, so it is a requirement that you have already completed the Level 2 sofware and or programming course within the last 12 months.
What topics does the course cover?
Digital Skills Career Progression in addition to optional units
How will I be taught and assessed?
This course is offered as a blended programme where you will receive tution and direction at set times during the week from your tutor. You will need to be able to access this direct teaching input, engaging with your tutor and peers and have time to practice your skills as homework.
Are there any other costs or equipment I need to get?
There are no costs associated with this course. It is essential that you have regular access to a computer or laptop and reliable internet service to complete this course.
By the end of the course what should I be able to do?
You will develop the skills, knowledge and behaviours expected by employers and covers a wide range and use of different digital technologies, systems and software. You will extend your digital and IT skills to prepare for different roles in the within Software Development.
What are the progression opportunities following this course?
You will need 90% attendance and have successfully passed the Level 3 Software Development to be considered for higher level digital studies