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Access to HE: ICT and Computing

Activate Learning
Course summary
1 year
0 GBP
Full time
Reading
Next available date: 07/09/2020 - Reading
Vocational & College Courses

Course description

Access to HE: ICT and Computing

With this qualification you can progress to a wide range of computing and ICT degrees at a wide range of UK Universities.

This course is designed for 19+ Adults. This qualification will allow you to gain knowledge in a variety of Computing and IT subjects and intend to progress onto higher education, then this is the ideal course for you.

Access courses are designed for those who have been out of education for period of time, or those who have recently completed secondary school but did not gain any Level 3 qualifications.

You should also apply if you gained a Level 2 qualification in a related subject at a college.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Applicants must be over 19 and have been out of full-time education for a year.

No specific qualifications are asked for, however a GCSE grade 4 (C) in English or maths would be beneficial.

You will have a numeracy and literacy assessment to check your suitability to study at Level 3.

If you are successful at your initial assessment, you will also be invited in for an interview where you will need to bring with you a portfolio of your work to date, demonstrate that you have a realistic career goal in mind and the motivation to achieve.

Some degrees require that you have some relevant paid or voluntary work experience and this will also be checked at interview. Applicants are strongly advised to check degree entry requirements with prospective universities before applying.

There is a wide range of support available at the college for students, including financial support.

Training Course Content

This course consists of the following modules:

  • Computer Systems: Hardware and Software components
  • Computer Systems: Networks and Communications
  • Programming: Introduction to visual programming
  • Programming: Sequential programming concepts
  • Programming: writing modular programmes
  • Spreadsheets
  • Internet Technology
  • Human Resources Management
  • Self-Assessment and Personal Tutorial
  • Leadership
  • Academic Writing
  • Examination Skills
  • Communication: Speaking and Listening
  • Research Project: Methodology
  • Business Structure and the uses of IT in Business

About provider

Activate Learning

Activate Learning

Activate Learning is a forward-thinking education group that aims for far-reaching, progressive change and impact through learning. We work with learners as individuals, helping them make the choice of course and career pathway that’s right for them. Our mission is to provide work-ready talent for business, and...


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Contact info

Activate Learning

Oxford City Centre Campus
Oxpens Road
OX1 1SA Oxford Oxfordshire

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www.activatelearning.ac.uk


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