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Extended Diploma in IT & Games Design Level 3

Programme Description

This qualification will develop your skills in industry standard software packages including Microsoft Office and Adobe Suite applications as well as more specialist packages in areas such as audio editing, gaming and animation. Most units follow a general structure involving research, planning, creating and evaluating.

At a Glance

  Full Time

  2 Years

  Graig Campus

Programme Features

Cambridge Technical qualifications offer learners the opportunity to:

Prepare for further learning or training

Develop essential knowledge, transferable skills and personal skills in a subject area that interests them with the aim of enhancing their employability

Move into different areas of employment

Achieve a nationally recognised vocational qualification

Programme Content

Cambridge Technicals provide opportunities to develop skills demanded by employers.

They offer you the opportunity to study: 2D animation production, digital graphics, developing computer games, website production, interactive media production, information systems, computer game design, and many more.

Progression & Employment

On successful completion, you will be able to progress to BTEC level three in computing which is your route to university level courses such as the college’s HNC in applied computing or BSc in applied computing, plus there are apprenticeship opportunities at both Level three and four.

If you are seeking, or currently in, employment, these qualifications offer you the opportunity to refresh and update your knowledge and skills in a particular sector.  Some learners may wish to gain the qualification in order to enter employment or to progress in further education.

Method of Assessment

The units in these qualifications are internally assessed by centre assessors and quality assurance personnel and externally moderated by OCR visiting moderators. 

Entry Requirements

We would require a minimum of four GCSEs at grade C, preferably to include maths or English, or a suitable level two qualification.

Additional Costs

All learners are required to pay an administration fee of £45 prior to enrolment.

You will need to provide your own stationery and may also incur costs if the department arranges educational visits.