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Information Technology (QCF) Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Diploma at Farnham College

Course description

If you like the “hands-on” approach to learning, this course will provide you with the opportunity to gain the skills you need to kick-start your career and a nationally recognised qualification.

The course is delivered by well qualified, enthusiastic and friendly IT/Computing teachers and offers a clear route into employment or Higher Education.

Study is work-related and addresses the key knowledge and practical skills required in the IT/Computing sector.


Course content

The course encompasses topics such as Networking, Computer Systems and Website Development.

It is equivalent to two A Levels and is a full time course comprising 12 units. 

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs at grade C or above, including English Language.



Assessment is based on coursework, enabling you to achieve the specific learning goals set out by the exam board.

Future opportunities

Information Technology degree or careers as a technician or programmer.

Further information

All 16-19 year olds on full-time programmes will be required to retake GCSE English and Maths or to undertake Functional Skills, if they have not already attained the equivalent of a GCSE grade C in these subjects, every year of their course, until they complete their studies.


How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Farnham College directly.

Last updated date: 21 June 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September