Level 3 National Diploma in Digital Technologies (Digital Careers Pathway)

Further Details
Course Code
LP00339
Location
Deeside
Duration
Full Time, This is a 2 year full time course.
Department
Digital Technologies, Computing & IT
Start Date
05 Sep 2022
End Date
23 Jun 2023

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Course Overview
Studying an IT course at Coleg Cambria allows you to work with innovative products and changing technology in the fastest growing sector in the world. It puts you in the best possible place to make the most of this digital environment and fully exploit your potential.

Computers are in every aspect of our world. A career in this fast-moving and innovative industry could be yours for the taking.

This course will give you the right mix of skills to progress your career, ensuring that you get the best overall mix of skills to succeed.

The Level 3 Diploma in Digital Technologies is designed to maximise your potential and employability prospects. It is calibrated to enhance your digital skills and to provide you with the greatest chance of securing an Apprenticeship or job once the course finishes

The areas you will learn about on this course include –
● Information Technology Systems
● Creating Systems to Manage Information
● Using Social Media in Business
● Programming
● Website Development
● Mobile Apps Development
● IT Project Management
● Cyber Security and Incident Management
● IT Service Delivery
● Data Modelling
● Big Data and Business Analytics
● Cloud Storage and Collaboration Too
●The Internet of Things

This is a two-year course that will result in you achieving a BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in IT.

Year 2 of the course is focused on the Enhanced IT programme, which will provide you with additional skills and support with the aim of progressing on to an apprenticeship or a job. This enriched course offers a greater emphasis on employability skills and training, which includes work experience, the classroom-as-job-environment, work-appropriate attire, working in project groups, employer engagement activities, and other similar areas of employability skills. There are also the following additional qualifications -
● BTEC Level 2 Technical Certificate in IT Support
● Amazon Web Services (AWS) Academy Cloud Foundations
● Essential Skills Wales Application of Number
● Essential Skills Wales Communication
The BTEC qualification uses a combination of assessment styles to give you the confidence that you can apply your knowledge to succeed in the workplace – and have the study skills to continue learning on higher education courses. This range of vocational assessments – both practical and written – mean you can showcase your learning and achievements to best effect when you take your next step, whether that’s applications to higher education courses or potential employers.

BTEC use three types of assessment – assignments, tasks and written exams. There are four externally assessed exams/tasks in total, spread across the full 2 years.
5 GCSEs at grades A* to C including Maths or English or successful completion of a relevant Level 2 qualification at Merit or Distinction level.
Completion of the full 2-year BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in IT qualifies for UCAS points, giving students a wide choice of progression options.

You can go on to university, an apprenticeship or employment and continue to develop your IT career…who knows where it will end?

Some possible opportunities in the IT sphere:

Web Designer
Digital Technology Solutions
Systems Support Technician
Cyber Security Specialist
IT Support Technician
Data Analyst
IT Management for Business
Emerging Digital Technology Practitioner
Software Engineer
Business Computing and Entrepreneurship
Systems Analyst
App Developer
Information Systems Manager
Some courses may require equipment and/or uniforms to be purchased. Please see attached equipment list for further information.
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