Information Technology Btec First Award Level 2 at Ferndown Upper School Sixth Form
The Edexcel BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Award in Information and Creative Technology is a vocationally related qualification, where learners develop knowledge and understanding by applying their learning and skills in a work-related context. These skills
include: teamwork, working from a prescribed brief, working to deadlines, presenting information effectively and accurately completing administrative tasks and processes. Learners must complete Unit 3, and either Unit 1 or Unit 2, all three being externally
assessed. They also complete a third internally assessed unit.
The Online World - This unit is externally assessed under examination conditions using an onscreen test. Edexcel sets and marks the test.
Content: This unit will help you understand the main technologies and processes behind the internet and investigate how they come together to let you view websites and send information across the world. You will explore a range of digital devices, such
as smart phones and digital music players and consider the technology that enables these devices to share and exchange information.
A Digital Portfolio - This unit is your chance to show off! A digital portfolio to showcase your achievements to potential employers or when applying for a course.
Content:It is all about: ● The projects you have created and developed ● Your use of communication and presentation skills ● Your capabilities and potential.
Creating Digital Graphics - Content: Investigate a range of applications and features of existing graphic products and consider their audience and purpose. You will design, create and test graphic products in a similar way to how it is done in industry
and be introduced to the technology and techniques used by professionals.
Completion of the course with a merit grade at level 2 will allow students to progress on to the BTEC Subsidiary Diploma in IT.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Ferndown Upper School Sixth Form directly.
Last updated date: 14 September 2016