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IT BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma at Notre Dame Catholic Sixth Form College

Course description

The course is 100% coursework (no written exams). The course aims to develop the students understanding over broad and diverse areas of information technology. Students will learn to use various industry software packages (Fireworks, Photoshop, Visual Studio, Dreamweaver etc.).

The course is equivalent to one A level.

Course content

Topics covered:

Computer Systems

Understand the components of computer systems and develop the skills needed to recommend appropriate systems for business purposes and set up and maintain computer systems.

Communication and Employability Skills for IT

Understand both the personal attributes valued by employers and the principles of communicating effectively whist developing communication skills and addressing their own personal development needs.

And 4 from:

• Digital Graphics
• Computer Game Platforms and Technologies
• Website Production
• Software Design and Development (coding)
• Developing Computer Games (coding)
• Event Driven Programming (coding)

Entry requirements

You should have grade 4 or above in GCSE English and GCSE Maths. Alternatively, you must have a merit in a level 2/intermediate ICT course.

Financial information

There are no fees associated with this course.

Future opportunities

This course will provide you with an excellent opportunity to progress to university. It is a good foundation for the higher study of a computing or software engineering degree. It is also of use to those students who would rather move on to do apprenticeships and could lead to employment within the software development industry.

Further information

Exam board: Edexcel/Pearson

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 20 December 2017
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