IT - Diploma at West Coventry 6th Form (Woodlands Academy, Tile Hill Wood School, Westwood Academy)
Do you aspire to become a Web Designer, Network Engineer, Programmer, IT Consultant, Game Designer or Computer Graphics Professional … to name but a few? Learn how to work with the latest software and develop skills that the IT industry (and beyond) value. Learn how to become independent, methodical and employable with this unique course offering a huge variety of options. If you enjoy project work, prefer independent study and would like to focus on an IT qualification then this is the course for you! Perfect for preparation to study higher or for moving into employment.
AS Level • Communication & Employability Skills for IT • Computer Systems • Information Systems • Computer Networks • Website Production • E-Commerce A2 Level • Communication Technologies • Computer Game Platforms & Technologies • Computer Animation • 2D Animation Production • Managing Networks • Digital Graphics
ICT GCSE would be an advantage but not necessary
Year 12: 100% Coursework – 6 Units Year 13: 100% Coursework – 6 Units
Completing a BTEC in IT will open doors to a variety of different and varied paths. These include University (traditional and vocational degrees), apprenticeships, career in IT (network engineer, graphic designer, IT consultant, game designer, web designer, etc.) or even running your own business! BTECs are recognised by schools, colleges, universities, employers and professional bodies across the UK and in over 100 countries worldwide.
This course takes on a variety of teaching and learning methods to fulfil the assignment criteria, all of which includes activities based around real life vocational scenarios. You will be expected to participate in: • Group work • Teacher led activities • Discussions/debates • Independent research • External visits • Business challenges
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact West Coventry 6th Form (Woodlands Academy, Tile Hill Wood School, Westwood Academy) directly.