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BTEC ICT at John Smeaton Academy

Course description

Why study ICT?

· As a learner you will develop your skills to be an independent learner.

· You will be providing yourself with lifelong learning.

· As an ICT student you will be aware of new and emerging technologies.

· ICT opens up a vast amount of opportunities for high salaried careers.

Course content

Year 1 Programme of Study (Units):
Unit 1: Information Technology Systems

Unit 2: Creating Systems to Manage Information

 

Year 2 Programme of Study (Units):

Unit 3: Using Social Media in Business.

Unit 6:  Website Development

 

 

Future opportunities

After being successful on this course, will provide you with a number of possible routes.

 

It can assist entry to ICT related Apprenticeships or it will open many doors for careers in a wide variety of employment sectors.

 

Many students go on to study at university before working in the computing industry as, IT Technicians, Computer Programmers, Web Designers or Business/IT Managers.

 

The Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Information

Technology is just the start of your computing education. It will allow you to study specific work-based vocational specific computing courses such

as Programming, Microsoft Certification or CISCO Networking qualifications.


If you prefer a more academic route, this course meets the requirements for a range of

ICT, Computing, Business and Engineering Foundation / Degree courses.

 

Further information

· As a learner you will develop your skills to be an independent learner.

· You will be providing yourself with lifelong learning.

· As an ICT student you will be aware of new and emerging technologies.

· ICT opens up a vast amount of opportunities for high salaried careers.

 

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 20 October 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years

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