Level 3 Diploma for ICT Practitioners Jake
This is a practical course and is divided into units. The first two units are mandatory and then a selection of 16 units from the following:
Extended Diplomas are delivered as two one year programmes:
Year 1 - Subsidiary Diploma
Year 2 - Diploma/Extended Diploma
Students are expected to satisfactorily complete the Subsidiary programme prior to being considered appropriate for a year 2 qualification.
The Level 3 Extended Diploma can lead to a degree programme at university or to the College's HND programme in Computing & Systems Development. Students can progress from this course directly into employment.
Through assignments, own study, videos, guest speakers, practical work, theory work carried out over the period of the course. Specific units are designed to meet the needs of students at the appropriate level.
Assessment is by practical assignments. You will need to build a portfolio of tasks for assessment.
You will have a personal tutor who will provide help with personal development and careers advice and your individual learning programme.
BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma for ICT Practitioners
To successfully complete this course you will be expected to spend a number of additional hours a week on assignments, project or field trips.
Computing, Information Technology
You should have at least 5 GCSE at 4-5 (C) or above including English and Mathematics or have an ITQ L2 or BTEC Level 2 Diploma with English and mathematics at GCSE grade 4-5 (C) or Foundation Skill level 2. All applicants will take an English and mathematics assessment and will be interviewed. You may also be required to take a short IT test to make sure that you have the necessary IT skills to benefit from this advanced course.
Level 2 English GCSE at 4-5 or above.
Level 2 Maths GCSE at 4-5 or above.
All our Further Education (FE) courses (Entry to Level 3) are free to EU residents who are under 19 years old on the 31st August 2018. For a few courses you may be expected to contribute towards the cost of specialist materials and resources. However, depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible for financial help from the College’s Learner Support Fund. You should apply for any such financial support as soon as you have been offered a place. If you are aged 19 or over on 31st August 2018 and you are a UK/EU resident you will normally be required to pay a course fee.
The cost of your course will include tuition fees and examination fees, where applicable. Where a course requires additional specialist materials, there may be an additional cost. Some courses are cheaper than others because they are part funded by the government; some of these courses may also attract concessionary fees for some people.
If you are aged 19+ or over and studying a Level 3 course, you may be eligible for an Advanced Learning Loan. To be eligible for this loan, you must have been living continuously in the UK for 3 years immediately before the start date of your course. You must also be undertaking a course of study that is at Level 3 or above, e.g. National Diploma/Certificate etc. For more information click here.
Concessionary rates are now available for learners that meet the following criteria:
If you are on a low income you may be eligible for financial support towards tuition fees from the Discretionary Learner Support Fund.
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Care to learn - childcare support for young people aged 16-20
If you are aged under 20 at the beginning of your course, or moving to the 2nd year of a level 3 course, and are caring for your own child you may be entitled to £175.00 maximum per week, per child through Care to Learn.
Please ensure you register on the Care to Learn website even if you haven’t chosen your childcare provider or the course you want to study. Once you have registered Care to Learn will confirm financial support in principle.
For further details and help with making an application please visit https://www.gov.uk/care-to-learn or speak to a Student Advisor.
If you are aged 20+ when you start a course and need financial support to help with the cost of childcare while you study the college may be able to help.
You will be required to make use of any government NEF or 2+ Funding before requesting any financial support from the college.
It is essential that you speak to a Student Advisor prior to enrolling on a course to discuss your personal circumstances, childcare needs and to find out if there are funds available.
Eligibility for help with childcare costs is based on your personal circumstances.
You need to have evidence that you meet general discretionary Learner Support Funds or 19+ Advanced Learning Loan bursary fund criteria:
All childcare applicants approved for funding will be required to sign our Terms & Conditions and MUST inform the College immediately should they stop attending lessons for any reason.Email firstname.lastname@example.org to put your name on the childcare waiting list. You MUST speak to a member of the Student Advice or Learner Services team before you enrol on a course.