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Level 3 Certificate in Coding Practices

Subject Area

Digital & IT

Student Type

Adults

Study Mode

Part Time

Course Type

Adult Further Education

What is the course about?

This course is designed and developed for anyone with some existing knowledge of code, and for learners who want to develop further skills, knowledge and understanding of coding. This course will enable you to understand the stages of the software development lifecycle, write and debug interpreted and compiled code distinguishing the different coding solutions and work with our partner employers and industry experts to develop your coding skills through live briefs and masterclasses.

Why should I choose the course?

According to Forbes, it has been predicted that 85% of the jobs college leavers of 2030 will have, have not been invented yet. Skills such as AI and automation are in demand as machines become capable of taking on more work. Coding skills are vital in strengthening and supporting digital ecosystems and support around 678,000 new jobs. By developing skills that are in in demand, and with the continuing digitisation of almost all industries, coding skills are fundamental to the growth of the economy.

What will I learn?

You will learn about coding whilst developing practical and technical skills relevant to the Digital industries. You will cover subjects such as:

  • Software testing
  • Project management
  • Coding solutions
  • Configuration management

You will also learn about the Digital industries, how to secure employment, interview techniques and personal development through live briefs set by employers. 

What will the course lead on to?

This course can lead to Higher Technical Qualification Computing, apprenticeship opportunities or secure employment in the digital industry.

Are there any links with industry and university?

We have links with ABB, Draw and Code, Apple, 10:10 Games and Vizbox. The ACDS 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.

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.

Click here for learning support: https://wvr.ac.uk/college-life/learning-support

Click here for finance support: https://wvr.ac.uk/college-life/financial-support

Why should I choose to study the course at Warrington & Vale Royal College?

You will be studying in the ACDS Centre which is an employer-led, dynamic and innovative area which is passionate about skills development and working with employers to support with pipelines of talent. You will receive expert teaching from teachers, 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 new skills desperately needed in industry.

What are the entry requirements?

You will require a level 2 qualification in a related subject or appropriate experience.

What are my funding options?

For information on funding contact Learner Services on 01925 494400 or email learner.services@wvr.ac.uk

Are there any additional costs associated with the course?

There are no specific extra costs apart from access to IT and the internet, as well as any books/stationery you wish to purchase yourself.

Careers Information

Course options

03/03/2023

Duration
12 Weeks
Class Times
09:15 - 16:15
Location
Warrington Campus
Day(s)
Fri
Adult Fee
470.50
16-18 Fee
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