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Information Technology BTEC Level 3 at Saffron Walden County High School

Course description

This is an exciting new qualification in Information Technology. The Single Award
course in Year 12 consists of two units and is equivalent to an AS-Level at the end
of Year 12 and an A-Level at the end of Year 13. The Double Award course in Year
12 consists of four units and is equivalent to an AS Level at the end of Year 12, and
two A-Levels at the end of Year 13.

Course content

Year 12
Single Award:
Unit 2: Creating Systems to Manage Information
Unit 3: Social Media in Business
Double Award:
Units 2 and 3 plus:
Unit 7: Mobile Apps Development
Unit 11: Cyber Security and Incident Management
Year 13
Single Award:
Unit 1: Information Technology Systems
Unit 6: Website Development
Double Award:
Units 1 and 6 plus:
Unit 4: Programming
Unit 9: IT Project Management

Entry requirements

GCSE 4 in English and Maths

Assessment

The assessment includes teacher marked assignments, exam board set coursework tasks, and written exams.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 18 October 2017

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years

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