Course Details

  • I&CT is a cutting edge and innovative course that will help you develop creative skills that will focus on programming and coding.

    Through dynamic teaching using industry related scenarios you will enjoy a fantastic introduction into games & App-design/development using the latest technologies and platforms.

    As part of this programme you will develop software for desktop computers, utilising Microsoft Visual Studio with visual basic .NET. You will further develop software for mobile devices with a focus on the windows platform. As part of this course you will undertake the construction of a website using HTML5 and CSS3. This will make up part of your digital portfolio that will be showcased.

    Learners on this programme will further investigate current development within technology systems. As part of this, you’ll learn networking skills along with producing a functional relational database project using SQL.

  • Please Click Here to view the specific entry requirements for our 16-18 Study Programmes.

    Work Experience is a vital part of the course and you will be supported in finding a work placement relevant to your study.

  • 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 some online exams.

  • There are a number of different Level 3 courses you could continue onto after completing this course at The Manchester College. You could stay with a wide, all-encompassing study of Digital Technologies, or you could focus on Computer Science Solutions or Mobile Application Development.

    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.

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  • Courses like this one are usually free for 16-18 year-olds to take. You won’t have to worry about tuition fees.

    If you’re 19 or older, or if you’re concerned about any other costs associated with college, our Fees, Funding and Finance page will give you lots of information on special loans to fund any fees, bursaries and grants to reduce costs, and extra financial support for those in need.

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  • Our course enquiries team is on-hand to answer any questions you might have about this qualification, the application process, enrolment, or anything else about life at The Manchester College.

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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.

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