Access to Higher Education | Diploma in Computing | Level 3

Information and Communication Technology

Information and Communication Technology
Information and Communication Technology
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What will you be working towards?

Alternative Title LASER LEVEL 3 ACCESS TO HIGHER EDUCATION DIPLOMA: COMPUTING
Code FE0021-1C
Qualification Type Access to Higher Education
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time

Overview

You will study a variety of units including relational database design, programming, hardware, software, networking and mathematics for computing. You will obtain good knowledge and technical skills to help you gain employment in the computing industry at a junior level.There is no formal work experience but there will be outside speakers and visits relevant to the course. On successful completion of this Level 3 course you may wish to continue your studies on the HND Computing course at Brighton MET or any university in the UK. Although this is a feeder course into university, we have had several students who decided not to attend university and sought employment directly after completing the course.

Details

Course units :

• Introduction to programming
• Programming – data structure and file handling
• Programming – selection and repetition
• Setting up and populating a set of tables in a database application
• Querying and manipulating tables in a database application
• Bytes to buses
• Trigonometry
• Data collection and analysis
• Networks
• Hardware and software
• Extended independent academic study (computing)
• Reviewing and planning for the future
• Academic study skills
• Algebra and graphs
• Essay skills

Entry requirements

GCSE English and Maths at Grade C/4 or higher.

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