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BTEC ICT at Hasmonean High School

Course description

The telecommunications and IT sector, with its array of existing and constantly evolving technologies, presents a stimulating and challenging working environment. The industry offers a wide range of career opportunities, including networking, software development, project management, programming and telematics.

This course has been specifically designed to prepare learners for employment in any sector and is most suitable for those who have decided that they wish to enter a particular area of IT. The qualification gives learners the opportunity to develop a range of skills and techniques, personal skills and attitudes essential for successful performance in working life.

The BTEC Nationals for Information Technology have been developed in the IT sector to:

  •  give education and training for IT employees
  •  give IT employees opportunities to achieve a nationally recognised level 3 vocationally-specific qualification
  •  give learners the opportunity to enter employment in the IT sector or to progress to vocational qualifications such as the Edexcel BTEC Higher Nationals in Computing and Systems Development
  •  give learners the opportunity to develop a range of skills and techniques, personal skills and attributes essential for successful performance in working life

 

Entry requirements

Grade B in ICT or Computing. If you do not take ICT at GCSE but have a real interest in the subject and meet the entry requirements, please contact Ms Ah-Sam who will arrange an interview for suitability.

Assessment

The National Award is entirely coursework assessed, with students completing three core units in Communication and employability skills in IT; Computer Systems and Information Systems.

There are additional units to include e-Commerce, Computer Networks, Computer Systems Architecture and Website Production.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Hasmonean High School directly.

Last updated date: 30 April 2015

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