York College

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IT user support technicians

Up to £44,000

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Web design and development professionals

Up to £26,000

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IT specialist managers

Up to £36,000

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Entry requirements

GCSEs at grades E, F, G or equivalent. Entry Level 3 Certificates in Maths and English. Applicants without formal qualifications will be assessed before enrolment.
Applicants should have taken ICT at GCSE at school or OCR Awards in ICT. You must show a keen interest in the subject.

Duration

One year.

What will I study?

IT units include:

Presentation Software
Improving Productivity using ICT
IT Software Fundamentals
Using the Internet
Word Processing
Using Mobile IT Devices
Design and Imaging Software
Website Software
Desk Top Publishing
Spreadsheets
Audio Software
Video Software
IT Fundamentals

What Web based apps will I use?

Prezi
Go Animate
Popplet
Voki
Blogger
Weebly
Google Docs
Empressr and many more
You will also study Functional Skills in Maths and English at an appropriate level.
Alongside your main IT Diploma, you will study for the Award in Personal & Social Development at Level 1 which is part of the Foundation Learning here at York College.

Academic Trips

Students may have the chance to go on trips and do work experience.

What could it lead to?

Students may have the option to progress to another course in College, subject to holding the necessary entry requirements, join training schemes, apprenticeships or go into employment.

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