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Double BTEC in IT at Blackpool Sixth Form College

Course description


BTEC ICT Practitioners is an advanced level vocational ICT course involving theoretical and practical study of both computer and IT related topics. It is an exciting course that covers computer systems, website production, graphics, animation and multimedia, e-commerce and computer game development.

You do not need to have taken an ICT qualification to gain entry to this course.

Course content


  • Communication and  employability skills
  • Website production
  • Graphics and multimedia design and computer animation
  • Information systems and  communication technology
  • E-commerce
  • Database design
  • Computer game development
  • Spreadsheet modeling

Entry requirements



100% coursework

Exam board: Edexcel

Future opportunities

The course can lead to foundation degrees or degree opportunities within Information Technology. Furthermore, the practical elements of the course develop valuable skills to take you directly to the workplace.

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 May 2014
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      Blackpool Sixth is the Fylde Coast’s leading provider of A levels and BTEC courses.


      With a choice of over 50 advanced level options, specialist teaching and fantastic facilities, Blackpool Sixth gives all its students the perfect springboard to university and great careers.

      Blackpool Sixth’s course range is extremely wide with A levels and BTEC options. Students are able to put together a programme which exactly matches their interests and future ambitions.

      Summer 2012 saw the completion of a £23.7 million development to our campus which has created an excellent learning environment for students.

      In 2011 we were awarded Teaching School status in partnership with Hodgson Academy. The the Fylde Coast Teaching School Alliance will take a national and regional lead in both shaping and delivering the training and professional development of current and future generations of teachers. Working with high quality graduates and educational leaders of the future will enable us to maintain and improve our teaching standards to the benefit of all our students.