IT practitioners (Networking and Systems Support) BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma at City College Brighton and Hove
This course provides you with the high level knowledge and experience to begin a career in the Computing industry or to study at higher level at City College or University.
City College’s Computing department specialises in delivering applied Computing courses. We pride ourselves in keeping up to date and our courses provide a sound theoretical and applied perspective to modern computing and IT topics.
This varied and interesting course enables you to develop the range of skills and techniques, personal skills and attributes essential for a successful career working in IT.
You will cover a large range of areas including IT technical support, systems analysis and web customisation.
The units you will study are:
- Communication and Employability Skills for IT
- Communication Technologies
- Systems Analysis and Design
- IT Technical Support
- IT Systems Troubleshooting and Repair
- Database Design
- Computer Systems
- Client Side Customisation of Web Pages
- Maintaining Computer Systems
- Web Server Scripting
- Web Site Production
- Information Systems
- Spreadsheet Modelling
- Managing Networks
- Software Design and Development
- Organisational Systems Security
- Computer Networks
Level 3 Diploma for IT practitioners at merit grade.
Each module is internally assessed by a variety of methods including report writing, practical assignments and short tests. You will be assessed against criteria which explain the level of performance you are required to achieve.
All full time courses are free to EU residents who are under 19 years old on the 31st August 2016. The only fees you have to pay are for specialist resources and equipment and the cost of these varies from £25 to £300 depending upon the subject you are studying.
Depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible for financial help from the college's learner support funds. You should apply for financial support as soon as you receive your offer letter.
The BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma (Networking and System Support) is recognised by universities for direct entry to degree courses in Computing and IT related subjects
The award of the BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma (Networking and System Support) will show prospective employers that you have good communication skills, understand in detail how contemporary IT and computer systems are used and have the practical skills necessary for immediate employment.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact City College Brighton and Hove directly.