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Learn how to develop valuable thinking and programming skills, using coding platforms such as Scratch and Python, to plan, write, test and evaluate a simple coded program. Understand the components that make up digital systems and how they communicate with one another, and other systems, and the impact of digital technology to the individual and to wider society.

Course Information

The course will also cover the moral and legal issues such as spreading information, the right to privacy, risks to people's data, environmental issues such as recycling. These skills lead to progression that are extremely attractive in the modern workplace.

Assessment types:

You will complete a project and sit an end of year exam in May /June 2021

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Who is this course for?

For those who would like an Introduction to Computer Science which will then open up the areas of Computer Science that you may want to concentrate on.

Units / Modules

Assessment Objective

AO1 Demonstrate Knowledge and Understanding

  • Learners demonstrate their ability to recall, select and communicate their knowledge and understanding of concepts, issues and terminology.

AO2 Apply Knowledge and Understanding

  • Learners demonstrate their ability to apply their knowledge and understanding.

AO3 Analyse, Evaluate and Apply

  • Learners demonstrate their ability to analyse problems in computational terms to make reasoned judgement and to design, program, and evaluate solutions.

Benefits / Skills

    Learn a new skill which could take you onto a computer pathway

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course but you should have basic English and Maths and be able to follow instructions and have basic IT and Internet knowledge.

Career Progression

Essential Digital, Programming, Science, Computer, Design, Development

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    Course Details

    Duration

    24 weeks

    Study Type

    Part time

    Start Date

    12/10/2021

    Course Code

    76965-01

    Course Fee (16-18)

    No fee

    Course Fee (Adult)

    £365   You may be entitled to support with fees. Click here for more info.

    Course Facts

    Trips and Opportunities

    Develop a broad interest in Computers

    Attendance

    Learn an area which is well sort of for employment

    Extra Curriculum

    Develop your confidence in ICT

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