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IT (Level 3) at Shaftesbury School

Course description

If you enjoy the practical nature of Information Technology and you are interested in 21st Century IT and Computing, then BTEC IT is for you.BTEC level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in IT is a two year qualification, equivalent to one A level qualification in terms of UCAS points and contact time.The course will cover compulsory units about ‘Computer Systems’ and ‘Communication and Employability Skills for IT’ alongside additional units such as Digital Graphics for Interactive Media, Website Production and Databases. The course is made up of practical work creating program solutions.

Entry requirements

General entry requirement for Level 3 is 5 GCSEs at grades A*-C incl. English Language and Maths. Subject specific entry requirements: Grade C in GCSE English. An IT qualification (Digital Applications, BTEC Level 2, GCSE IT or Diploma in IC T) is desirable.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Shaftesbury School directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 or 2 years