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Level 1

INTRODUCTION TO PROGRAMMING – Free Opening Doors course

COURSE OVERVIEW

Throughout this course, you’ll learn about the basic principles of computer programming to understand how programming works. You will develop basic graphic-based programming skills to design and develop your own computer program.
Students will understand how computers use logic to make decisions and run programs, how they solve problems with logic, how computer programs store data and how functions work.
You will be able to state the main differences between graphic-based and text-based programming languages and write your own simple code using programming language.

Schedule:

Tuesday 9:30am – 3:30am, Thursday 1 – 4pm, Friday 1 – 4pm – 3 weeks

16th, 18th, 19th,

23rd, 25th, 26th,

30th April, 2nd and 3rd May.

teacher: Nick Sutton

FURTHER INFORMATION

If the following criteria apply, you qualify for one of our FREE Opening Doors programmes
  • 19+
  • Unemployed and claiming a means tested benefit*
  • Employed and earning less than £20,319 per annum*
  • If English is not your first language, your language will be at Entry Level 3 or above
  • If you are not UK citizen, you will need to provide a confirmation of EU settlement status or a valid visa
  • residency condition applies

*FREE* Online short courses

Make the most of these extraordinary times and gain a nationally-recognised qualification. A short online course is a significant first step to improving your skills and achieving your career goals.

Financial support

The applicable fees for this course, including any available discounts, will be listed in the information above.

How to apply

Once you have created an account, you can easily apply to your chosen course and track the status of your application at any time.

HOW THE APPLICATION PROCESS WORKS

Step 1

Set Up Your Account

You’ll be prompted to create an account which will allow you to log in to our Application Tracker website whenever you wish. This will provide you with important information and you can also track the progress of your application.

Step 2

Apply

Complete each step of the application form and then submit your completed form. We’ll let you know when we’ve safely received it with an acknowledgement email.

Step 3

Application Review Meeting

Before offering you a place at college, we’ll meet with you (either in person, by telephone or online). We’ll send you a link to our booking page where you can select a time that’s convenient for you.

Step 4

Accept Your Place

Offers will be sent to you via the email address you have provided. The offer will be conditional, based on predicted GCSE grades. You’ll need to accept your offer within 14 days to secure your place.

Step 5

What next?

Once you receive your GCSE results, you’ll need to get in touch with the college to inform us of them and start your enrolment process.

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