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BTEC First Award Information and Creative Technology at Chiltern Hills Academy

Course description

The Edexcel BTEC Level 2 First Award in Information and Creative Technology has been designed for young people aged 14 to 19 who want a vocationally focused introduction to information and creative technology.

This course has been developed to:

Inspire and enthuse learners to become technology savvy - producers of technology products and systems and not just consumers

Give learners the opportunity to gain a broad understanding and knowledge of the information technology sector and some aspects of the creative industries e.g. computer games development

Below is a list of all of the units available to students in this course. Students must complete a total of 120 GLH, of this, students must complete either units 1 or 2, unit 3 is compulsory and the remaining 60GLH can be made up from the remaining units as agreed by the course leader and consensus of students:

  • Unit 1: The online world - external 30GLH
  • Unit 2: Technology systems - external 30GLH
  • Unit 3: A digital portfolio - internal 30GL
  • Unit 4: Creating digital animation - internal 30GLH
  • Unit 5: Creating digital audio - internal 30GLH
  • How to apply

    If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Chiltern Hills Academy directly.

    Last updated date: 27 August 2014

    Key information

    • Start date: Next September
    • Duration: 1 year