Prepare a new generation of IT managers and shape how people live and work in the future. This course will show you how to create systems and manage information, big data and business analytics. You will also aim to understand how networking fits in to the wider IT industry, work with servers, datacentres and the cloud and the know-how and practical skills to become a creative and resourceful information system and networking professional. Using industry-standard and open-source network management solutions, you will also be able to apply techniques used in networks, get hands on with our industry-standard network laboratories and lay strong foundations for a successful career in Computing.
The course is structured into specialist pathways so that learners choose a route that relates to a career direction. This pathways are, Networking and Systems Support includes additional mandatory units that focus on computer networks and IT technical support
• Creating systems to manage information
• Big data and business analytics
• Networking and data modelling
• Project management and IT service delivery
• Cyber security
• The internet of things
Five GCSEs at grade 4 or above including English and Maths.
Where applicants do not meet the entry requirements, the tutor may use their discretion based on a good personal reference and/or successful interview.
Upon completion, you could progress onto further qualifications including the BTEC First Extended Certificate in Information and Creative Technology or an Intermediate Apprenticeship in Computing. Alternatively, you could train to be a Technician.