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BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma In IT (Networking & Systems Support) at Trafford College

Course description

This course is for students who want to progress onto a HND or degree with an IT and Business theme or into employment within the IT sector.The course is modular and includes 8 mandatory units which are:- Communication and Employability Skills for IT- Computer Systems- Information Systems- Managing Networks- Computer Networks- Communication Technologies- IT Technical Support- IT Systems Troubleshooting and RepairThere will be 10 additional units which may include:- Organisational Systems Security- Installing & Upgrading Software- Maintaining Computer Systems- Web Production & Management

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs at grades A* - C including maths and English Language or equivalent qualifications at Level 2 and a successful interview.


18 Coursework units assessed internally

Future opportunities

Students can progress onto a HND or degree programme or into 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 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.

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      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.