IT - BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma at City and Islington College
This course covers a range of general and specialist IT units enabling students to gain the professional skills needed by businesses using IT systems.
In Year 1, the course focuses on developing transferable employment skills in a variety of business and IT work related scenarios.
The units studied include Communications, E-commerce and Computer Games Design. You will need 6 units to achieve the Subsidiary Diploma. Learners also have the opportunity to get Microsoft IT Academy certification in Access and Excel.
To apply for this course, you need:
- At least four GCSEs at grade A-C, including science, English and Maths, or
- DIDA (4 GCSE Edexcel equivalent), or
- relevant work experience, or
- BTEC Diploma with a Merit or Distinction.
- You must have very good communication skills.
Assessment is based on the portfolio of work you produce in completing each of the study modules.
Most students progress to a second year of study to do either the Diploma in IT. The Subsidiary Diploma is equivalent to 1 A Levels (up to 140 UCAS points. Some students go immediately into employment.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact City and Islington College directly.