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ICT BTEC Level 3 at Wednesfield High Specialist Engineering Academy

Course description

Information Technology is a ‘must-have’ for every post 16 student. Highly motivating, the course develops the knowledge and skills students need to be competent and informed ICT users and practitioners.

The course is flexible and demanding to enable learners to delve as deep into the topics as they desire.

The learning objectives set by each unit allow students to demonstrate excellent indepth knowledge and they also teach valuable skills that can be used in everyday life.

Course content

Year 12

  • Unit 01 Communication and employability skills for IT
  • Unit 02 Information systems
  • Unit 43 Understanding social media for business

Year 13

  • Unit 27 Digital graphics
  • Unit 29 The business environment
  • Unit 41 Understanding mobile technology


Year 12 100% Coursework over 3 units

Year 13 100% Coursework over 3 units

Future opportunities

This qualification gives students a wide choice of progression options into further study, training, or relevant employment.

Students who successfully complete the qualification will be well equipped to move onto degrees and higher national diplomas in related subjects such as ICT, Computer Science, Information Systems, Multimedia, Software Engineering, Computer Networking, e-Business and Information Management.

Those who opt for work-based training are likely to progress to IT User/Practitioner, NVQs or vendor-specific qualifications.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Wednesfield High Specialist Engineering Academy directly.

Last updated date: 21 June 2016
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