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BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in IT (Software Development) at Trafford College

Course description

The aim of this course is to give learners the opportunity to gain a nationally recognised level 3 vocationally specific qualification either to enter the workplace with relevant skills or to progress to higher education.Pathway:Comms & Employability Skills for ITComputer SystemsInformation SystemsSoftware Design & DevelopmentWebsite ProductionSpreadsheet ModellingEvent Driven ProgrammingSystems Analysis and DesignDigital GraphicseCommerceHuman Computer InterfaceImpact of the Use of IT on Business SystemsIT Technical SupportOrganisational System SecurityInstalling & Upgrading SoftwareWeb Server ScriptingCommunications TechnologiesDatabase Design

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs at Grade C or above including maths and English Language.


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Future opportunities

Higher education or employment

Further information

Contact Course Enquiries on 0161 886 7070

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: 13 May 2016
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      The nearest bus stop for Trafford College is situated on Chester Road (A56) outside Stretford Leisure Centre, 5 minutes walk from the College. For more information about travelling by bus to Talbot Road, visit or call 0871 200 22 33.

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      Trafford College, Talbot Road is situated 5 minutes walk from Old Trafford Metrolink Stop. Services run from Bury, Altrincham, and Manchester, with connections to Eccles. For Metrolink service information visit or call 0161 205 2000.

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      The Closest train station is Trafford Park on the Manchester - Liverpool line ans is 20 mins walk to site. Trains run approximately every hour in both directions.

      Travelling by Car
      The site is situated on Talbot Road (A5014), 2 miles from M602 slip Road (Junction 3) and 2 miles from Junction 7 of the M60. The College is located opposite Lancashire County Cricket Club and approximately 10 minutes walk from Old Trafford Football Ground.