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Computing Level 2

Course code: JFWT101P

Subject area: Computing & Digital Technologies

Study level: School Leaver

Course level: 2

Course details

Course time:

09:00 - 17:00

Days of week:

Monday to Friday

Course date:

9th Sept 2024 - 4th Jul 2025

Course location:

Witney Campus

Contact details


01993 703 464

The Level 2 Computing course will help you take your first steps towards a career in the Digital Technology industry. Through a combination of practical experience and written assignments, the course provides learners with the knowledge, skills and understanding needed for a successful career in this fast-paced industry sector.

Using our state-of-the-art facilities, you will learn a range of technical, practical and academic skills in order to prepare you for a career in the industry, an apprenticeship or further study. The course focuses on common computer applications and the technical skills valued by employers in the workplace, including; The Online World, Technology Systems, Digital Portfolio, Database Development and Software Development; which will enable you to become a vocationally trained and an adaptable individual in this challenging and fast-moving industry.

Course units
"Unit 1 Essentials of IT (EXAM) Unit 2 Essentials of Cyber security (EXAM) Unit 4 Programming for Business Unit 6 Participating in a Project Unit 7 Pitching the Project Unit 13 Creating a Website Unit 14 Creating an App for Business Unit 15 Game Creation"

What next?
You have different options. You can progress to the T Level in Digital Production, Design and Development, go into an Apprenticeship or study an alternative Level 3 qualification within Further Education.

Entry criteria
4 GCSES at grade 3 including English or Maths OR a Level 1 pass in a related subject plus English or Maths, and both English and Maths must be at least grade 2 / Level 1 Functional Skills.
Fee information
"There are bursaries available to help you with other course cost, call 01235 216 298 for more information.The 19+ full fee button displays the full fee that may apply, the rules on fee reduction are complicated and we would encourage you to talk to our Admissions staff on 01235 555 585 to discuss your options. Also see the Course Fees & Finance page by searching Fees and bursaries link at the top of the screen."

As part of your course we may organise trips to assist you with your learning. Trips are optional, and you will not be penalised if you choose not to participate.

There are bursaries available to help you with other course costs. Call 01235 216 212 for more information.

The rules on fee reduction are complicated and we would encourage you to talk to our Admissions staff on 01235 555 585 to discuss your options. You can find more information on our Fees and Bursaries page - search "Fees and Bursaries" at the top of the page.

Course fees

16-18 Fee:

Tuition Fee: £0.00

Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £0.00

19+ Fee:

Tuition Fee: £0.00

Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £0.00

19+ Reduced Fee:

Tuition Fee: £0.00

Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £0.00

Qualifications received
L2 Computing as part of the overall Transition Programme in Digital.

Learning & method assessment
A variety of assessment methods are used including observation of practical tasks, practical task write ups which detail how the task was performed, written theory knowledge papers and online exams. These will challenge your understanding of the content and concepts of computing. If required you will also study GSCE English and/or maths to support your entry to employment, apprenticeship or further studies.

User skills
"As well as the technical and practical skills you will gain a range of transferable skills including written and oral communication, team working, self-management, time management, leadership, self-confidence and self-directed learning. You will gain the knowledge, skills and behaviours that you need to gain employment or to progress you onto your next level of study ."