- Subject Area
- Computing & IT
- Age Group
(Full Time - 1 year)
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At the cutting edge of new developments, just like the digital industry itself, the Cyber Skills for the Digital Age course is a fantastic introduction to the entire sector. If you want to learn both coding and creative skills in real-life scenarios, from hardware programming to graphic design, this is the course for you.
You’ll start with a look at The Online World and learn how today’s technology systems interact with us on a day-to-day basis. Then, you’ll begin to develop your skills creating computer graphics and animation, working with tools, software and coding techniques used in the creative and digital industries, like Photoshop, Illustrator, HTML5 and CSS 3.
Looking at how different types of multimedia are developed, as well as how operating systems work across different platforms, you’ll be building your own portfolio of skills and work across a wide selection of technologies, setting the path for an exciting future career in the industry.
Please Click Here to view the specific entry requirements for our 16-18 Study Programmes.
A minimum of 15 days Work Experience is a vital part of the course and you will be supported in finding a work placement relevant to your study.
How will I be assessed?
Each unit on this course will be assessed in a different way, with tasks that could include role plays, project work, written coursework or presentations. For two of them, you’ll need to sit online exams.
Continuing Your Journey
This programme will allow you to take any of the digital T Level Pathways. With the demand for computer specialists at an all-time high in the UK, as you continue to develop your skills you’ll be opening up a number of fantastic career opportunities in the IT industry, ranging from software and games development to computer maintenance and network administration.Careers page
Fees, Finance & Funding
If you need help with affording college, there are a number of different finance and funding options available to you. You might be eligible for special bursary support or extra help from the government. Have a look at our fees, finance & funding page to find out all the information you need.Fees, finance and funding page
Got a question?
Do you have a burning question about this course, or would you like to know more about the qualification you’ll receive and how it will help your career?Make an enquiry
Our course enquiries team is on hand to help you understand any details and answer any questions – whether it’s about applying for the course or finding out about finance. Just get in touch here!
In one of The Manchester College’s 19 Centres of Excellence you’ll develop the skills and gain the qualifications that you need to take the next steps towards your dream career.
In our unique Industry Excellence Academy you’ll benefit from a programme of study that has been co-developed, and is co-delivered, with one of our industry partners.
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