Computing Level 3
Start Date: 2nd September 2024
More about the course
Our Computing Level 3 course is ideal for those who are looking for training in up-to-date computer skills and want to study selected areas for today's computer industry.
It is also good preparation for a degree or a Foundation degree course and is equally suitable for those who wish to progress to a career in a computer based environment.
- 4 GCSEs at at Grade 4-9, including English and/or Maths
What will I achieve?
If you successfully complete this course, you will receive a Level 3 Diploma in Computing, as well as Functional Skills or GCSE English if required
What will I learn?
The qualification comprises of two mandatory units and a wide range of optional units selected to meet national occupational standards or specific vendor requirements:
- Games development
- Web development
- Data analysis
- Software design
- Software development
- Project management
- IT User
What experience will I have?
- Winners of Digital Advantage Project
- Games Engines – industry standard
- Networking Facility
- Virtual reality games machines
- Drone component and systems training Raspberry Pi
- Programming including Scratch and Python Coding Academy
- Robot Wars Emotion Robotics Masterclass
- Humanoid Robots including Pepper and Nao
- E-Sports League
- Discovery Computer Science Day
- Arcade Club
- Employer Partners, Work Experience including Fairbanks
- Programme of trips and visits
- Partner Universities including Edge Hill University
- Trips to Silicon Valley, San Francisco, Berlin Museum of Computing, Budapest and Games Expos
How am I assessed?
Where can I progress?
Students who successfully complete the course are given support and guidance regarding potential career opportunities and further study opportunities during the course and at our annual careers and progression fair. We have fantastic connections with employers to support your progression.
Our students go to University to study:
- BSc Web Development at Edge Hill University
- BSc Information Systems at Liverpool John Moores University
- BSc Computing at Edge Hill University
- BSc Games Programming at Edge Hill University
- MSc Computing at Edge Hill University
If you are 16-18 years old, you do not have to pay course tuition fees*.
If you are 19 or over, please call 01695 52300 or email email@example.com to confirm the fee for this course. Course costs may be subject to change.
If you need information on any financial support that may be available to you with fees or study costs on this course, please contact Student Services who can offer advice and assistance on accessing any financial support that may be available.
*This is subject to satisfactory attendance.