Level 2 Diploma in Digital and IT Skills

Level 1 Diploma

Course Location


Stockport College


Stockport College

Further Details


College 16-18



Course Start Date

Monday 2nd September 2024

Course Duration

Full-time, 1 Year

Course Time

Course Fee

£ 993.00
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Course Overview

This qualification is for learners who want to develop and extend their digital skills to prepare for employment for different roles in the digital and creative industries, such as software and programming, network support and digital design. The qualification includes a mandatory unit along with optional units that relate directly to the skills, knowledge and behaviours expected by employers and covers a wide range and use of different digital technologies, systems, and software.

To achieve this qualification, you must complete 3 credits from Group M (Mandatory) and a further 42 credits from the optional unit groups.

You will study the units:

Website Design and Development
Social Media Marketing
IT Support Fundamentals
Database Design & Development
Desktop Publishing Software
Presentation Software
Word Processing Software

A minimum of 30 credits must be at the level of the qualification.

On successful of completion, you will have achieved a 45 credit qualification. No exams take place.

Course Requirements

4 GCSE’s Grade 3 or above (including English Language and maths).

What you will Learn

This level 2 gateway will enhance your IT and digital skills, giving you competency in areas such as social media marketing, website development, and IT support fundamentals, ultimately acting as a stepping stone to progress to further education.


The method of assessment for the qualifications is through a portfolio of evidence.

Qualification Grading Type: Pass or Fail

No exams take place.


BTEC Leve 3l IT (Cloud Computing)

Career Options

What skills, knowledge, or understanding does this qualification develop?

You will develop knowledge and understanding of the core areas of Digital and an introduction to the skills required in the Digital sector.

The qualification is also designed for job roles in other industries where specific digital skills are required, such as finance, marketing and machining and manufacturing.

Mandatory Units

1. Digital Skills Career Progression

Contact Details

For further information please contact T: 0161 886 7070 or E: info@trafford.ac.uk

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Although every care has been taken to ensure that the information contained within this document is accurate, there may be changes to this programme and provision. We will endeavour to keep prospective and current students updated where appropriate and when the information becomes available.
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