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BTEC ICT: Level 3 Sub. Diploma (Core) at Chestnut Grove Academy

Course description

WHICH SKILLS WILL YOU ACQUIRE?

  • Communication skills to support getting a job in the IT industry
  • Knowledge and understanding about the internal structure of computers
  • An understanding of how computers connect and communicate with each other
  • The ability to prepare, plan and put together a quality animation project
  • Develop the creativity to be able to design, plan and publish a website
  • Knowledge and understanding about risks associated with IT

Course content

LEVEL: 3

UNIT: 1 - Employability and Communication

GRADE WEIGHTING: 10 units

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UNIT: 2 - Computers Systems

GRADE WEIGHTING: 10 units

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UNIT: 4 - Impact of the use of IT

GRADE WEIGHTING: 10 units

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UNIT: 7 - Organisational Security

GRADE WEIGHTING: 10 units

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UNIT: 28 - Website Design

GRADE WEIGHTING: 10 units

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UNIT: 31 - Animation

GRADE WEIGHTING: 10 units

Entry requirements

5 A* - C passes at GCSE, preferably with a Merit in ICT at Level 2

Assessment

Coursework

Future opportunities

WHICH CAREER PATHWAYS EXIST AFTER STUDYING THIS SUBJECT?

  • Software developer
  • IT Support / Business Support
  • Hardware engineer / network technician
  • Games designer / App development
  • Management consulting
  • IT project management
  • Web development
  • System administration

Further information

WHICH SUBJECTS COMPLIMENT THIS COURSE?

  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Business Studies

Contact: Mr Hepworth, Head of ICT - phepworth@chestnutgrove.wandsworth.sch.uk

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Chestnut Grove Academy directly.

Last updated date: 30 September 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: Two years, with typically 8 lessons per week

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