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BTEC Level 2 First Certificate in ICT at St John Rigby College

Course description

This course is equivalent to 2 GCSEs and is a one-year course.ICT is designed to be a practical course which will develop your skills in the use of a variety of different types of software found in most businesses. Each area of the course is taught in the context of developing solutions to practical business problems.

Entry requirements

To study a Level 2 programme you will have achieved a minimum of three grade 3s in your GCSEs, in addition to a grade 3 in English Language (please refere to the Entry Requirements section page 24 for further details)


The course is assessed through coursework which is graded at Pass, Merit or Distinction. There are two examinations for ICT.

Examination one: The On-line World; the focus of this exam is the internet and networking. Examination Two: Technology Systems: the focus for this exam is how computers work using binary and hardware components.

Future opportunities

This course will provide you with the opportunity for further progression to a suitable course in ICT at Level 3. Studying ICT will also provide you with excellent skills and knowledge to help you gain employment. Progression to Level 3 courses at College is dependent upon meeting the entry requirements for that course.

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: 05 October 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 Year
  • Course code: IT-CE

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