Digital Technology (Digital Applications) Diploma

Cornwall College St Austell LEVEL: 2 Digital Academy

Today more than 1.5 million people are working within the digital sector, or in digital tech roles in the UK. The number of digital tech jobs across the UK has grown at more than twice the rate of non-digital tech sectors.

Our range of Level 3 diplomas are the best start to give you a comprehensive introduction to the IT sector and will guide you to understand what specialism best suits you, your interests and skills. Our Level 2 diploma can help you get started If you didn’t get high enough grades in GCSEs or you are completely new to the subject.

This Level 2 course is ideal if you want to specialise in digital and information technology. It will prepare you for work or an apprenticeship by giving you the opportunity to develop sector-specific knowledge, technical and practical skills.

As part of your course you will be required to carry out Work Experience and/or an Industry Placement. For more details please click here.


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Ideal if:

You would like to work within the digital industry and progress onto a Level 3 diploma.

You’ll need:

Four GCSEs at grade 4, including English or maths.

You’ll learn:

The subjects you will cover include creating digital multichannel applications, understanding IT network features and functions, common practices in network security, IT service solutions and the issues encountered in IT solutions in an organisation, setting up new equipment and upgrading existing systems, providing digital content for organisations.


The average salary for an IT business analyst is about £40,000 a year with forecasts
predicting 60,000 more jobs becoming available in the next 10 years.

You’ll love:

That we are approved training providers for Cisco Networking and

You’ll go on to:

The qualification gives you a sound basis to progress to a Level 3 qualification, when studied in a full study programme, such as the BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma or a
Level 3 digital apprenticeship.

Careers in this industry

  • Help desk technician
  • First or second line support
  • IT infrastructure technician
  • Network support


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Digital Technology (Digital Applications) Diploma

Start Date

September 2020


St Austell


1 Year

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