Size & Structure:

1080 GLH (1485 TQT) Equivalent in size to three A Levels.
15 units of which 8 are mandatory and 3 are external.
Mandatory content (61%).
External assessment (33%).


This qualification has been designed as a two-year, full-time course that meets entry requirements in its own right for learners wanting to progress to employment in computer engineering, such as a computer support technician. Learners gain relevant skills and knowledge from studying a range of units, for example in computer programming, microcontrollers, website design, cyber security, microcontrollers and/or calculus. Progression could be either directly to employment in Level 3 job roles, higher apprenticeship programmes or via higher education courses
in engineering.


Secondary School Certificate (Science group) / O Level / Equivalent.


Two (02) years.