IT Level 2

Notre Dame Pathway IT Level 2

Did You Know?

The digital sector is worth more than £400 million a day to the UK economy. The Video Games Industry is worth £6 million per £37m day to the UK economy.

Key Information

Notre Dame Pathway

One Year Course - Equivalent to two GCSEs

Examination Board

"Level 2 IT has helped me to develop a deeper understanding of computer function. It also helps me in my daily life as I can finally use computers to their full capacity, which makes my digital life much easier". - Pooripon France, Notre Dame Pathway student


CTEC Level 2 Diploma
Level 2 Digital Transition Pathway

5 coursework units 75% coursework
2 externally assessed exams 25% exam

What do I need to study this course?

You will need a grade 4 in GCSE Maths, at least a grade 3 in GCSE English Language, and grade 3s in two other subjects.

What will I study?

You will gain an understanding of, and skills related to, the essentials of IT and Cyber Security. You will also develop professional, personal and social skills through interaction with peers, stakeholders and clients. The various topics you will study include:

  • Essentials of IT
  • Essentials of Cyber Security
  • Creating Programming Solutions for Business
  • Creating Websites
  • Creating Mobile Applications for Business
  • Games Creation
  • Participating in a Project
  • Using Emerging Technologies

What next?

On successful completion of this course with a Merit or Distinction, you will be able to go on to one of the level 3 courses such as the Digital T Level, or the Diploma in Games Design and Development. It can also lead on to employment or an apprenticeship in the digital sector.


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