Is the Course for me?
What is involved?
The Level 2 Technical Certificate is for you if you are 16 plus and want to experience practical application and development of skills to work in the digital technology industry. Learners will explore a wide range of industry areas including systems infrastructure, application development, web development, cyber security, business analysis, telecoms/unified communications. A typical day will consist of theory work, getting hands-on and testing your app on the latest devices provided by Samsung. You will learn in a variety of ways - through talks and demonstrations, by completing practical tasks and exercises, by independent study and by evaluation and assessment of your work. The course includes industry research and report writing, the development of your CV and identifying the employment role that best suits your abilities and aspirations. English, maths and IT will form an integral part of your studies on the course. Field trips are also planned during the course. The course is based at Newham College's East Ham Campus (ten minutes from East Ham tube) in modern, well-equipped Samsung Digital Academy.
Students typically progress to our level 3 TecBac Course, allowing them to gather a deeper understanding in Software Development for industry. Students can also opt for level 3 apprenticeship in Software Development.