To be clear these are not courses for IT Users we don’t train you to use office products, accounts or photo editing software; you will study topics such as:
• Information Technology Systems
• Creating Databases to Manage Information
• Using Social Media in Business
• Website Development
• Principles of Computer Science Programming
• Fundamentals of Computer Systems
• IT Systems Security and Encryption
• Creating Business Applications/ Social Media
As a student at Lincoln College studying Computer Science or IT you will learn valuable industry skills and experience, including those units listed above among others, along with industry guest speakers, visits/ trips to enhance your experience whilst you are with us.
You will need GCSE Mathematics Grade 5/B, and English Language and 3 other (minimum Grade 4/C or equivalent).
You will be required to attend an interview and provide a reference (from an employer or recent school/college report). At your interview, you will be required to demonstrate knowledge and a practical ability in IT and computing.
At your interview, you will be required to provide evidence of previous IT knowledge and skills in the form of a portfolio.
Assessment is by written coursework, exam and external assessment.
What courses and careers could this lead to?
Studying a Level 3 computing qualification at Lincoln College can lead to many exciting entry level job opportunities including roles such as computer programmer, web developer, network administrator, app developer or computer technician or progressing to study a Computer Science degree, Institute of Technology Diploma here a Lincoln College or at a University.”