Coding (C#, C ) - Level 3
Course Code: IF1FE32
This qualification is designed for learners who want to increase their knowledge, skills and understanding of coding. Successful completion of the required units will allow the learner to develop in-depth knowledge, skills and understanding of coding practices. It will also support progression into relevant employment and further study in coding. The objectives of this qualification are to enable learners to:
- understand the stages of the software development lifecycle, software methodologies and how working as a team contributes to effective software delivery
- understand the purpose and use of coding standards, coding principles and practices and coding design processes
- write and debug interpreted and compiled code distinguishing the different coding solutions
- fix bugs using appropriate techniques and reflect on how bugs can be prevented
- understand deployment, configuration management and version control systems.
Throughout this qualification, we use the term ‘coding’ which is also known as ‘programming’.
This qualification is designed for learners who are working or would like to work in coding. It is ideal for those who want to consolidate their existing knowledge and learn practical skills which can be used to assist in seeking employment in coding or to progress into further study.
Entry is at the discretion of the centre. However, learners should be aged 16 or above to undertake this qualification.
There is no specific prior knowledge a learner must have for this qualification. However, learners may find it helpful if they’ve already achieved a Level 2 digital skills or information technology related qualification, and a Level 2 mathematics qualification.
Teaching and Learning Methods
We use various teaching methods that are designed to engage all learners, but typically include lectures, tutorials and seminars. Your course will begin with you attending college for an induction session to meet the curriculum team. The course will then be delivered remotely with live lectures and support sessions schedule for a total of 2 hours a week for 15 weeks (term time only).
Facilities and resources are regularly updated to improve your experiences college and to match the needs of the course
Industry Placement and Field Trips
Other Costs and Equipment Needed
All staff involved in the delivery of adult education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.
Read our tuition fees guide.