Practical Vs Theory
This qualification is designed for learners who are looking to gain an introduction into the principles of coding and it will enable progression into further study and support those interested in progressing to employment in a coding or IT related role.
Coding is what makes it possible for anyone to create computer software. Websites, apps, and social media are all made with code, it is a language that tells computers what action to perform. This qualification is designed for anyone who is looking to gain an introduction to coding.
As the world is evolving digitally and the digital sector is growing, this course will give you an insight into the principles of coding, and how coding is used in practice for software development.
You need to be aged 19 or over at the start of the current academic year to be able to enrol on one of our Distance Learning courses.
You will also need to be working at or above Level 1 in English.
We will assess your level of English before we enrol you onto the course and can signpost you to our Functional Skills English courses to upskill if necessary.
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Potential Future Career
On successful completion of this qualification, you could progress to:
- Level 3 Certificate in Coding Practices
- Level 3 Certificate in Programming
To be awarded the Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Coding, learners are required to successfully complete 5 units:
- Unit 01 Understand the principles of coding
- Unit 02 Understand terminology used in coding
- Unit 03 Understand coding design principles
- Unit 04 Understand processes and practices of coding
- Unit 05 Understand the importance of communication and project management in coding
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