Level 2 Traineeship in Information Technology

The Level 2 diploma is an exciting and dynamic IT course focused on learning by completing practical tasks. The OCN NI Level 2 qualification takes an in-depth look at IT that’s all around us, providing students with a theoretical background reinforced with skills that transfer into the modern workplace.


Academic Year: 2024/25
Course Code: 11102
Campus: Bangor, Downpatrick, Lisburn, Newtownards
Study Type: Full-Time
Education Level Further Education
Department: Computing/Software Engineering/Networking

Available Sessions

The following sessions are open for application on this course:

Campus & Course Type Start
Full-Time
Bangor
02/09/2024
Full-Time
Downpatrick
02/09/2024
Full-Time
Lisburn
02/09/2024
Full-Time
Newtownards
02/09/2024
Course Overview
This course is a one-year full-time programme of study, broadly equivalent to four GCSEs (A-C). Over the course of the year you complete nine units, anyone without GCSE English or Maths grade C will have to attend essential skills classes. The course covers several units which may typically include: IT Essentials, IT Systems, IT Applications, Practical IT Project, 2D Games Development, Website Development and Understanding Emerging Technology. This programme of study includes additional components to enhance your employability, this includes a period of work placement (this may be completed through a simulated exercise).

The course covers several units which may typically include:

  • IT Essentials
  • IT Systems
  • IT Applications
  • Practical IT Project
  • 2D Games Development
  • Website Development
  • Understanding Emerging Technology

This course would be of interest to you if you like any of the following:

  • Programming
  • Creative design / graphics
  • Web development
  • Cyber security
  • Computer systems

All units are assessed through assignments that are completed throughout the year. Assignments involve written assignments, group projects and class tests. Practical elements of this course also include regular team building and IT industry-related field trips/guest speakers. You will also complete a period of work placement (this may be completed through a simulated exercise).

If you are interested in a career in the IT industry e.g. Software Development, Games Development, Web Development, Hardware or indeed general IT then this is the perfect starting point

On completion of this course many of our students typically choose to go on to further education IT courses including computing, games development, web development or A Levels or you may enter the IT profession possibly as an IT technician or using your new found IT skills in the creative industry.

4 GCSEs grade D-G, including grade D in maths and grade D in English or equivalent.

Applicants that have not obtained the above grades may be eligible to enrol as an Introductory Trainee. Please contact us for further information

Available Sessions

The following sessions are open for application on this course:

Campus & Course Type Start
Full-Time
Bangor
02/09/2024
Full-Time
Downpatrick
02/09/2024
Full-Time
Lisburn
02/09/2024
Full-Time
Newtownards
02/09/2024

Enquiries Information

For more information or help with this course send us an enquiry and a member of our team will get back in touch.

Available Sessions

Course Type Title Campus Start Spaces Apply or get more information
FT
FE
Level 2 Traineeship in Information Technology
Y11102BF1A

Bangor

02/09/2024
20+
FT
FE
Level 2 Traineeship in Information Technology
Y11102DF1A

Downpatrick

02/09/2024
20+
FT
FE
Level 2 Traineeship in Information Technology
Y11102LF1A

Lisburn

02/09/2024
20+
FT
FE
Level 2 Traineeship in Information Technology
Y11102NF1A

Newtownards

02/09/2024
20+

Please select a campus from the list above to view the available sessions.

Customer Enquiries

Need more information or have a question about this course? Send us a message below and we will get in touch.

Start New Enquiry

Terms & Conditions

Students will be required to comply with SERC's Terms & Conditions of study.

We strive to ensure the description of courses on SERC's website and in publications is accurate. However, for various reasons there may be occasions when the College may need to change arrangements or be unable to deliver classes due to circumstances such as reduced funding. If there are insufficient numbers applying for a course it may not be viable to deliver the class.

Further Education

Further Education

If you have just completed your GCSEs, Further Education is most likely the option for you. FE covers qualifications from entry to higher level qualifications such as Awards, Certificates, Diplomas, NVQ, BTEC and Apprenticeships.

Explore Further Education