Skills For Digital Professionals Suite Level 3

Full Time / Level 3 / Cornwall College Camborne & St Austell

When: September 2020

Entry requirements: Four GCSEs at grade 4, including English and maths.

Where: Camborne and St Austell

Equivalent to A-level study

This two-year, full-time programme offers you the choice of additional industry-based learning supported by Software Cornwall businesses.

Bluefruit, Headforwards and other Software Cornwall members will offer a £1000 student bursary for up to 10 students who complete specific criteria and pass the chosen suite of additional learning activities.

The digital world today comprises many varied roles in software development, website creation and administration as well as hardware and network infrastructure opportunities. This course encompasses these roles so that you might best find out where your skills, talents and interests lie. The main qualification is the Edexcel BTEC Extended Diploma in IT in which you can study HTML, CSS, JavaScript, C and Java, among other languages, which are combined to produce the modern web sites and mobile applications. With this toolset, you can do almost anything.
You’ll also learn how computers work and how to maintain and repair them. You will gain insight into how networks operate and learn how to set them up, secure and monitor their performance.

This course is ideal if you like anything from social media and e-commerce, to building computers, gaming and local area networks!

You are in the digital age and you are the driver, where is your destination? In addition you will also broaden your
horizons by:

• Undertaking embedded work experience run by our local business partners
• Hearing from local guest speakers
• Undertaking industry visits
• Participating in team-building and confidence-building activities
• Gaining the opportunity to undertake free additional learning courses from our Cisco Academy.

Those who successfully complete this course are guaranteed a place on our FdSc Computing, Networking & Software Development degree at our Camborne campus. Alternatively, you could progress on to our Software Developer Higher Apprenticeship Level 4 with one of our partner Software Cornwall businesses.

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