Digital & IT
What is the course about?
Why should I choose the course?
What will I learn?
This taster course will introduce you to the three programming paradigms: sequence, selection and iteration. These three building blocks are fundamental to all programming languages. You will be introduced to simple program, algorithm design, variables, strings, operators, If-else conditions, loops, Functions, Events and basic debugging. This will be in the form of tutor lead, easy to follow examples and with the opportunity to practice what you have learnt.
What will the course lead on to?
Completion of this 5-week course can allow you to progress onto L2 Coding or L2 Digital Innovation.
Are there any links with industry and university?
The college works with employers such as ABB Ltd, Draw and Code, Apple, 10:10 Games and Vizbox. The Advanced Creative & Digital Skills Centre is proud to work with a wide range of local and national employers who will deliver industry-specific skills and knowledge during the course, offer learners the chance to take part in competitions or live briefs and often talent spot for their next employees.
What support is available?
We have a team of staff dedicated to providing learning support if required, as well as a Welfare Team that is on hand to offer guidance, support and help when needed. Additionally, eligible students can access a wide range of finance and funding support to help them during their time at college.
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Why should I choose to study the course at Warrington & Vale Royal College?
You will be studying in the Advanced Creative & Digital Skills (ACDS) Centre which is an employer-led, dynamic and innovative area. Staff are passionate about skills development and working with employers to create new pipelines of talent. You will receive expert teaching from industry specialists, supported by employers to ensure that you are at the forefront of the digital industry. You will be exposed to a number of opportunities that will introduce you to the new skills that are desperately needed in industry.
What are the entry requirements?
This is a taster course and no prior programming knowledge is needed, however, basic computing skills will be required.
What are my funding options?
For further information about funding, please contact our Learner Services Team on 01925 494400 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Are there any additional costs associated with the course?
There are no additional costs.
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