Farnborough College of Technology
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About this course

This course is ideal for School Leavers who want to pursue a career in IT. This course enables you to learn new skills and broaden your knowledge about the digital and computing sector - perfect if you want to progress into the industry.  

  • Benefit from our modern equipment – from VR goggles to tablets
  • Previous trips have included the National Museum of Computing
  • This course will equip you with the technical skills to progress onto the Digital T Level

The digital sector is key to making the world go round, and with technology being part of our everyday lives, the industry is keen to employ young people who are technical-minded.

This creative technology programme is filled with modern topics to take your interest in technology further. By the end of the course you will have worked with new technologies, gained exciting new technical skills and will feel ready for a level 3 IT course.

Who is this programme for?

This course is perfect if you have just left school and have a strong interest in pursuing a career in the information technology sector.  The course is designed to inspire and enthuse learners to become technology savvy – to be producers of technology products and systems rather than just be consumers of them. It will give you the opportunity to gain a broad knowledge and understanding of the information technology sector and some aspects of the creative industries e.g. computer games or animations development.

What will I study?


  • The online world
  • Technology systems
  • Digital portfolio
  • Mobile app development


  • Creating digital graphic
  • Creating digital animation
  • Creating digital video
  • Creating digital audio

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If you have any questions about this course then please contact us by phone on 01252 40 55 55 or message us.

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Studies include

How will I be taught?

You will be taught by a team of IT experts through lectures, presentations and interactive workshops.

What modules are covered?

  • Hardware and software components
  • Website development
  • Mobile application development
  • Multimedia development
  • Mathematics and English


How will I be assessed?

Assessment is through coursework and exams.  Grades of Pass, Merit, Distinction or Distinction* are awarded depending on the level of achievement.

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What Next?

Successful completion of the programme with a merit grade or higher makes our level 3 IT programme a natural route of progression. You could also explore related apprenticeships or look to start your career at a junior level.

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Entry Requirements

What previous qualifications and experience will I need?

From School

  • Four GCSEs at grades 9-3
  • To include English or maths GCSEs at grades 9-3

From College

  • Relevant level 1 qualification
  • English and maths at level 1 or higher
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