This course is delivered at several locations. Please select your preferred location

About this course

This Information Technology Level 2 course is practical and work-related for those interested in computers.

You will learn by completing assignments and projects based on realistic workplace activities, situations and demands.

What you will study

This course covers a variety of subject areas, giving a good knowledge of computing career paths including:

  • The Online World
  • Technology systems
  • A digital portfolio
  • Website development
  • Multimedia
  • Software development

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs grades A*- D including English and Maths or Level 1 Diploma in IT with a Merit profile or other related vocational qualification. You will need to attend an interview and undertake an assessment in literacy and numeracy.

Important points

  • The College welcomes contact with parents/guardians of students who are under 18.
  • Additional support is available for students with learning difficulties and disabilities.
  • Cardiff and Vale College is committed to inclusion and values diversity. We are determined to promote equality of opportunity and to treat everyone fairly and with respect.
  • Cardiff and Vale College reserves the right to make changes to this course without prior notice.
  • Course fees are subject to change. Your fee will be confirmed prior to enrolment.
  • All courses are accurate at the time of upload or print.
  • Courses can only run if there are sufficient numbers.
  • Please note, if you choose three or more course choices, then you may be referred for a careers appointment first. This does not apply to A Level or GCSE choices.
Key information
This course is presented in several different locations, please choose the one convenient for you above.


What our students say

“I enjoyed all the different units and assignments that required a lot of research within my course. My favourite thing about CAVC is that the facilities are available for us to use 24/7”.

IT and Computing Case Study
Heather Curtis Rich
Studying Information Technology & Computing

Career prospects & further study


The Cardiff Capital Region has a thriving digital cluster with projections of 6,000 additional jobs by 2025, amounting to 28% growth (EMSI 2019).
  • Employment 
  • Progression to Level 3 Computing
  • Apprenticeships


City Centre Campus, Cardiff
City Centre Campus, Cardiff

City Centre Campus,

Dumballs Road,


CF10 5FE

Barry Campus
Barry Campus

Cardiff and Vale College,

Barry Campus,

Vale of Glamorgan,

CF62 8YJ