Full Time

Subject Area

Business, Computing and ICT

Course Length

1 Year




16-18 Year Olds



Course Level


Home / Course / IT Diploma (Software Development) Level 2

Who is this course for?

This course is for people who would like to gain a specialist work-related qualification in the Software Development sector. It will give you the knowledge, understanding and skills that you need to prepare for employment.

What do you need to apply for the course?

You will need to have a standard of literacy and numeracy at Level 1 supported by the equivalent to two GCSEs at grade D.

What are the key things you'll learn?

You will study 7 units with topics including :

  • Communicating in the I.T. Industry
  • Working in the I.T. Industry
  • Computer Systems
  • Developing Programming Solutions

How you will learn

You will be taught using a range of teaching techniques including lectures, web 2.0 tools, group work, quizzes and collaboration via the latest technologies. You will complete projects set with an employer focus and gain valuable experience through realistic working environments.

Where could this course take you?

On successful completion of the course you can progress to the Level 3 Diploma in Software Development or into employment requiring specialist IT skills.