IT Networking Level 2 Diploma

These IT courses have an industrial focus, basing your learning on real workplace scenarios and ensuring that you develop important communication, team work and problem solving skills to prepare you for the workplace. Upon completion of these courses students can progress to roles including network technicians and technical support operators.

We use networking equipment which allows you to set up and configure networking hardware such as switches and routers. We also use virtual services to reflect networking in a classroom.

  • Design graphics
  • Create video and audio
  • Design websites
  • Use e-Portfolio
  • Manage networks
  • Develop your communication, team work and problem solving skills, preparing you for employment
  • Use computational thinking
  • Understand the online world

Additional skills: This course will give you the opportunity to use a range of creative software, including Photoshop and Dreamweaver. In addition to exploring software, you will learn about the impact of computers on the internet and the working world. You will get the chance to be creative by producing your own images and graphics for real life scenarios. The practical approach to this course allows you to reflect on your own skills and apply them in the workplace with confidence.

Attendance: Full time

Start date: September 2017

Course lecturers: The course lecturer has five years of teaching experience, leading both A- level and college courses. These include IT, Creative Media and Computer Science courses.

Our facilities: Our computer labs are equipped with state-of-the-art computers. The latest software is installed on these computers and can be utilised by students.

Kit required: All students require The Malting’s College uniform and two textbooks.

Upon completion of this qualification, students may progress to job roles including trainee IT support technician or an apprenticeship in the industry.
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Designing graphics for real life scenarios


 Meet your lecturer

Shyla Khan, IT Networking Level 2 lecturer

Shyla is a qualified IT Studies lecturer, with a wide range of experience delivering IT based qualifications. She currently leads the delivery of IT courses at The Maltings College, supporting students to achieve their target grades and succeed in this fast-paced sector. As part of this, Shyla keeps up-to-date with her own professional skills and knowledge to ensure that trainees are equipped with the knowledge and understanding employers are looking for in a digital world. Due to her specialisms, Shyla also regularly delivers IT based training to colleagues so that they too can get the very most from the IT resources at The Maltings College.