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Level 2 Technical Diploma in Digital Technology

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Course Description

Why study Digital Applications? • Digital Applications are vital to the UK economy and worldwide. • The digital age need computer scientists • Digital Application students have excellent work and academic prospects • Digital scientists are needed in every type industry for example Aerospace, Chemical and Pharmaceutical, Computer Software, Medicine, Defence, Education and Energy. Importantly, from online shopping, film and digital music production, to mobile communications, satellite navigation and computer games, everything relies on Digital Applications skills and understanding.

We believe that Digital Applications is problem solving, an essential skill for life. You will study the design, development and analysis of software and hardware used to solve problems in a variety of business, scientific and social contexts. Within our BTEC Digital Applications course, there is a strong focus on software development. You will learn how to develop innovative programs and web applications ranging from mobile games to fully functioning websites. You will also receive first-hand experiences to troubleshoot computer problems and use network hardware and network simulation software to design, build, and fault-find on networks.

Qualifications

EDEXCEL Level 2 Technical Diploma in Digital Technology

Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs grade D/3 or above to include English and Mathematics.

Details

  • 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

Work Experience

The Level 2 BTEC Digital Applications course will expose you to the probable day-to-day experiences of a Junior IT Technician in most companies. All students are required to shadow our technician at The Hopwood Hall IT Repair shop. This will ensure that you get hands-on experience of solving hardware, software, and network related problem requested by staff, students and the public.

Progression

By completing the BTEC Level 2 Digital Applications course, you should have a strong understanding of the fundamentals of computers and computer Science. This will provide the next step to progress onto a Level 3 T-Level Digital Production, Design and Development programme which leads onto University, or, an apprenticeship as an IT technician, junior software engineer or junior web developer with a local company.

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