Is this course right for me?

Are you interested in an ICT course which allows you to focus on a particular route?

This course allows you to choose which ICT pathway to specialise in, whether it be enhancing your general computing skills (non-specialist) or learning those of a programmer/developer (specialist).

Both routes are underpinned by core ICT skills which are essential to prepare you for a Level 3 qualification, higher education and employment.

Units include:   

  • Creating Websites
  • Games Creation
  • Mobile Applications
  • Programming Solutions

Your learning will include practical work-based activities, theory and portfolio assessments. Throughout the course, you will benefit from the college’s excellent computing facilities in specialist IT rooms and an IT workshop for private study.

Entry requirements:

  • 3 GCSEs at grade D or above and 1 GCSE at grade E, to include GCSE Mathematics and English or Welsh (1st Language) at grade D or E
  • or
  • Level 1 Diploma pass in a relevant subject
  • Attendance at an interview

Delivery:

The programme will be delivered through a blend of the following:

  • Group work
  • Classroom based learning
  • Tutorial support
  • Educational visits
  • MOODLE (virtual learning environment)

Assessment:

This course is assessed through a blend of the following, including:

  • Practical and written assessments/assignments
  • Presentations and demonstrations
  • Portfolios of work
  • Performance and observation

Progression:

You could proceed onto a number of programmes at Grŵp Llandrillo Menai, including:

  • IT Practitioners Level 3
  • Software Development Level 3
  • 3D Animation and Games Development Level 3
  • Creative Media Production Level 3