Computing/ICT - Computing and IT Entry Level 3 Study Programme
Information and Communication Technology
We are only accepting one application per candidate.
What will you be working towards?
||Other Regulated/Accredited Qualification
Technological advancements in an ever-changing world mean digital literacy is key to future development. It is necessary to equip our students with the skills needed for the future. Emerging technology is creating jobs that previously did not exist, it is vital to develop students who are logical and adaptable thinkers to meet future industry needs and are capable of mastering new technology.
The units chosen are selected so that students can develop a solid foundation in IT. Designing and building programs, understanding data and the threats we face while developing project management and teamwork skills will put students in a position where they can face the future challenges with confidence and an ability to solve problems and develop their ideas to create a range of digital content.
What you will study
You will study many interesting and exciting subjects including
Entry Level 3
� Using the Internet
� Using Mobile Devices
� Team Working
� Using a Computer in Business
� Planning and Participating in an Event/Visit
� Creating Digital Images
� Researching a Tourist Destination
� Being Organised
� Developing a Personal Progression Plan
� Working with Others
� Researching a Topic
� Developing Digital Information Using IT
� Creating a Spreadsheet to Solve Problems
� Creating a Website
� Creating a Computer Program
� Developing a Digital Product
� Creating a Digital Animated Graphic
� The Online World
� Technology Systems
� A Digital Portfolio
� Software Development
� Spreadsheet Development
� Database Development
� Website Development
� Installing and Maintaining Computer Hardware.
� IT Systems
� Creating systems to manage information
� Using social media in business
� Website development
� Data modelling
� IT Project Management
� Mobile Apps development
� IT Technical support & management
� Cyber security & management
� IT Service delivery
� Further units maybe available allowing the opportunity to specialise in particular areas of IT
How will it be delivered?
Written Assignments and practical observations/tasks, external (exams), internal (assignments) and synoptic (projects) and some units are externally assessed via online exams.
Entry Level 3
GCSEs at 3-1, including English and Maths
3 GCSEs at 9-1, including English and Maths
Relevant Entry Level 3 at Merit grade plus English and Maths Functional Skills at a minimum of Entry Level 3
4 or 5 GCSEs at 9-3, including English and Maths
Relevant Level 1 qualification at Merit grade plus English and Maths Functional Skills at a minimum of Level 1
5 GCSEs at 9-4, including English or Maths
Relevant Level 2 at Merit grade, plus English and Maths Functional Skills at a minimum of Level 2
Your next steps...
On completion with the appropriate pass plus English and maths grades, you can progress through the levels, you can then progress to Higher Education to study for an HNC/D, Foundation Degree or BA/BSc degree in a range of disciplines at Wakefield College or a centre of your choice.
Skills in Digital Applications provide a wide range of career options, as well as a route into Further and Higher education.
You could develop a career on the creative side of new media, or you might follow a path that leads you into even more technical areas. You might be more interested in managing the whole process or you might use your knowledge of new media to take you into sales and marketing, or you might prefer to write about what you know. Digital applications play an important role in nearly all careers.
The study programme may also lead to: Software Development, Programmer, Systems Analyst, Web Developer, Computer Engineer & Service Technician, IT Technician & User Support, Network Administrator & Technical Support.