IT BTEC Level 2 Diploma at Stafford College
This full-time course is aimed at school-leavers and adults who are considering working in Information Technology. The syllabus offers experience in different areas of IT and prepares candidates for a wide range of careers in IT in the public and private sector, BTEC Level 3 Diploma for IT Users or BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in IT.
The course comprises a series of Units building knowledge in IT. Candidates are asked to complete 3 major projects covering the Units below and based on the activities and demands of a realistic workplace environment.
The projects will be under the following titles:
- Multimedia Project
- Technical Project
- Information System Project
All Units taken will form part of the 3 projects above
All students take this mandatory unit:
- Unit 201 Improving Productivity Using IT
You will also take the following Units:
IT User Fundamentals
Set Up an IT System
IT Communication Fundamentals
Personal Information Management
Word Processing Software
Using Collaborative Technologies
The course also includes the following Mandatory components:
- Functional Skills
- Personal Development Skills
English & Maths
We are committed to helping students improve their skills in English and Maths. Students on a full-time course at College who missed out on GCSE qualifications at Grades A-C in these subjects at school will attend additional classes and receive support to enhance their grades. Depending on individual ability, students will work towards GCSE, City & Guilds or Functional Skills Awards to ensure that they have the qualifications needed to progress to University or employment.
In order to study at this level students will have achieved 4 GCSEs at Grade D, including English and maths, or equivalent qualification.
All units are assessed and graded during the course.
Students may be able to receive financial support, please contact Student Services for further information on 01785 275512.
Entry to vocational BTEC Level 3 Diploma in IT and jobs in information technology or business world.
To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Connexions Personal Adviser or school/college careers staff.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Stafford College directly.