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Full-Time & A Level Courses

Computing Level 2 Extended Certificate

Level 2

Course code: G65D162
Type: Full Time, A Level & T Level > Full Time
Duration: 1 year
Subject area: IT
Location: Hereford
Additional Costs - £180.00

This charge identified is applicable to learners aged 16-18 who qualify for funding. Learners aged 19+ will have to pay this charge and possibly tuition and exam fees. This will depend on the course and any prior qualifications. For further information, please refer to the fees page of our website

* Fees are chargeable each year and the fees quoted will be for the current year only, if the course is more than 1 year further fees will be due next year.

About the course

This course is designed to develop the practical skills and theoretical understanding of information technology, computer systems, software and hardware. You will complete a range of units which are designed to give you a fundamental understanding of the world of computers and how they can be used, improved and repaired. You’ll develop your skills in our fantastic purpose-built computing labs, under the guidance of our expert staff, all of whom have extensive industry experience in the computing and ICT sectors.

Why choose us

We have an incredible Computing team, all of whom have gained extensive experience in the industry, in various roles within a range of companies. Our purpose-built computing labs have everything you need to build a computer, build a computing network and diagnose and repair faults in IT systems using state-of-the-art equipment.

What you could do next

Progression routes may include Level 3 Computing Extended Diploma or Apprenticeship.

Popular modules

  • Installing and Maintaining Computer Hardware and Systems

  • Interactive Web Design

  • Software Design and Development

  • Computer Networking and Systems Management

Assessment methods

Assessments will be via External examinations and written assignments

Entry requirements

A minimum of four GSCEs at grade 3, including English and maths or successful completion of a related Level 1 qualification and good progress with English and maths.