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ICT BTEC level 3 at St John Plessington Catholic College

Course description

This course is a BTEC National Subsidiary Diploma, equivalent to one A Level. BTEC Nationals are an exam free alternative to the more traditional A Level courses, taking a more practical approach to learning and assessment. They are ‘industry relevant’ qualifications geared to key sector requirements and are designed as vocationally related qualifications to suit a range of leaning styles.

When you reach Level 3, you are offered a more in-depth look at ICT in the modern workplace and are given an insight into its role in specialist careers. This qualification provides ongoing learning and assessment of the practical skills and knowledge required to succeed in ICT-related careers or further study.

Entry requirements

The BTEC Level 3 Nationals in ICT have been designed to accredit candidate’s achievement in a modern and practical way that is relevant to the workplace. There is no requirement for candidates to have achieved a Level 2 ICT qualification before progressing to this award. This course is for anyone who wants a qualification in ICT for either future study or employment. It teaches valuable ICT skills in an industry based context.

Future opportunities

This course is ideally suited to be studied alongside courses such as Business Studies and other industry or vocational related courses. Please see the College website for examples of Learning Programmes and go to for additional information. This qualification provides the skills required for students to enter employment or go on to study other ICT or computer-related courses at HND or Degree Level.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St John Plessington Catholic College directly.

Last updated date: 24 September 2015
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