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Computing and IT

Level 2 - GCSE Computer Science

  • Academic Year: 24/25
  • Adult
  • Chester Campus
  • Crewe Campus
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The Course

Our GCSE in Computer Science will teach you the skills and knowledge detailed in the AQA GCSE Computer Science single award syllabus. You will have access to a wide range of online materials and all classes take place in an inclusive and supportive environment. Our friendly and knowleagable lecturers are here to support you.

A GCSE Computer Science qualification can lead to exciting new careers in a variety of roles in areas such as games development, website design, programming, cyber security, data analysis, app development and many more! Studying computing can also provide you with useful transferable skills, such as research, planning, analysis and teamwork skills, and our GCSE coursess will help prepare you for study at a higher level.

The course is fast-paced, so good attendance is required to ensure you keep up with the content and do not miss essential practical work. Plus regular reading from the course textbook and study at home is encouraged to maximise your success and grade at the end of the year.

You will study the following units:

  • Fundamentals of algorithms
  • Programming
  • Fundamentals of data representation
  • Computer systems
  • Fundamentals of computer networks
  • Cyber security
  • Relational databases and structured query language (SQL)
  • Ethical, legal and environmental impacts of digital technology on wider society, including issues of privacy

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There are no formal entry requirements for this course but having a good level of literacy and numeracy would be advantageous.
On successful completion of the course you could progress to a Level 3 Access to Higher Education course at the College or our Level 3 Cyber Security programme. You could then move up to our HND in Computing for England.

Adults can enrol for FREE

You may see a fee attached to the course you’re interested in, but if you’re aged 19+ you’ll more than likely be eligible to enrol onto an adult course for FREE.
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Chester Campus
Starts : September 10th, 2024
Tuesday 6:00pm - 9:00pm 32 Weeks
Crewe Campus
Starts : September 9th, 2024
6:00pm - 9:00pm 32 Weeks

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If you are aged 19+ we can help you upskill and invest in your future with one of our FREE adult courses.

When exploring the courses we have available, you may see a fee attached but you’re more than likely to be eligible for a fully-funded enrolment!
Take a look and get in touch with if you’d like anymore information.

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