Information Technology BTEC Level 3 Block C

Information and Communication Technology

Information and Communication Technology
Information and Communication Technology
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code I2
Qualification Type National Award (BTEC)
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time

Overview

This qualification is designed for learners who are interested in an introduction to the study of creating IT systems to manage and share information, alongside other fields of study, with a view to progressing to a wide range of higher education courses, not necessarily in IT. Equivalent in size to one A Level.  Achievement in the qualification requires a demonstration of depth of study in each unit, assured acquisition of a range of practical skills required for employment or progression to HE, and successful development of transferable skills.

Details

You will study 4 units of which 3 are mandatory and 1 is optional.

Mandatory

  • Information Technology Systems - Learners study the role of computer systems and the implications of their use in personal and professional situations.
  • Creating Systems to Manage Information - Learners study the design, creation, testing and evaluation of a relational database system to manage information.
  • Using Social Media in Business - Learners explore how businesses use social media to promote their products and services. Learners also implement social media activities in a business to meet requirements.

Optional

  • Data Modelling – Learners study how data modelling can be used to solve problems. They will design and implement a data model to meet client requirements.

            OR

  • Website Development – Learners investigate website development principles. They will design and develop a website using scripting languages.

How will it be delivered?

Combination of coursework assignments and end of year examinations.

Entry requirements

5 GSCE grades at 4 or above including English and Maths. A grage 5 in Computer Science or a PASS in a vocational ICT course.

Your next steps...

This course is ideal for students who are interested in studying IT at a higher level or looking for specific employment in the IT sector. The course acts as a broad introduction to computer science and the world of digital technology.