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Information Technology Technical - BTEC Subsidiary Diploma at Bedlingtonshire Community High School

Course description

The BTEC Diploma provides students with high quality, industry-relevant qualifications. They are vocationally-related qualifications that provide valuable opportunities for you to develop skills and gain knowledge and understanding which will support your entry into work or progression to further studies through Further Education or Higher Education.

Information Technology
This course will suit students with an interest in future employment in the IT sector. Over two years, students will study six units that will cover the basics of Computer Systems and skills needed in the IT workplace as well as specific units covering a range of advanced IT skills. This particular course is aimed at Technical IT knowledge and skills.

Common units of study
Mandatory units

  • Communications and Employability in IT
  • Computer Systems

Optional Units

  • Computer Networks
  • Technical Support
  • Database Design
  • Human Computer Interaction.

Entry requirements

This course builds on the knowledge and skills you will have obtained whilst studying the BTEC First Certificate in Years 10 and 11. Students who do well in this subject have typically achieved a MERIT Grade at BTEC Level 2.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 20 May 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years