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Coding — Level 3

Digital, Games Development and ICT

Course ID: 164182

Course Year: 21/22

What to expect from the course

What does this qualification cover?

This course is designed for students who would like to learn coding and prepare for a successful career in software development. You will develop your communication, coding practices and solutions using appropriate techniques. Coding skills are in high demand and this course has been developed as an introduction into this fast-paced and exciting industry.

Who is it suitable for?

This course is suitable for learners who have an interest in the area, whether professionally as part of continual professional development, personally or in a voluntary work capacity.

How is it assessed?

It will be assessed by your Tutor using a portfolio of evidence.

What modules are covered in the syllabus?
• Coding requirements and planning
• Implementation of coding
• Software testing
• Understanding coding design


Level 3 Certificate in Coding Practices

Why study with us?

Student Benefits

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Academy Bakery

The Academy Bakery is located on the Duke Street campus, producing a range of first class baked goods daily. These include artisan breads, patisserie and biscuits, as well as special occasion/novelty cakes by award-winning master-bakers. Students are offered a range of discounts throughout the year.

The Academy Bakery
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Academy Hair and Beauty Salons

Duke Street is also home to The Academy Hair and Beauty salons. They offer generous student discounts on a wide range of hair and beauty treatments, at a fraction of high-street prices. These include styling, cutting, perming, highlights, facials, manicures, electrolysis and traditional and homeopathic massage.

The Academy Salons
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Academy Restaurant

Duke Street campus is also home to the College’s Academy Restaurant. Often referred to by it’s customers as Liverpool’s hidden gem, the restaurant serves top class cuisine, at highly competitive prices. Food is expertly prepared by professional chef/tutors and young chefs in training and offers students a range of discounts at different times of the year.

The Academy Restaurant
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Microsoft Office 365 - Free

When you become a student of the College you’ll receive full access to Microsoft Office 365. This allows you to install the software on your own computer and other devices at home, completely free of charge.

A gym, including treadmills and exercise bikes.
Onsite Sports Facilities/Fitness Suite

The college has excellent sports and fitness facilities at its Roscoe Street campus. Students pay a one-off membership fee for all year round usage of weekly supervised gym sessions, as well as access to a number of sporting clubs and events.

Career pathways

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to other level 3 qualifications, or Level 4 such as an HNC in Computing. It is also relevant to accessing certain careers within the Digital industries.

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Contact us to discuss your application or find out more:

 : 0151 252 3000

Entry Requirements

You may find it helpful if you've already achieved a Level 2 qualification in a related subject, or GCSE grade C or 4 in English Language, but this is not essential. You do not need to be working to study this course.


If you are 16-18 years old at the start of your course, studying at The City of Liverpool College is free. If you are aged between 19 or over and don’t have 2 A-Levels (or equivalent), you won't have to pay any fees for this course.

19 years old or over and have 2 A-Levels (or equivalent) at the start of the course? Fees are payable, but you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan to cover the cost of your course. Find out more at, or contact our admissions team on 0151 252 3000 or at

Fee for21/22 is 724.00
In future years this fee may be subject to change.

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