IT (Networking and Systems Support) Level 3 Diploma at Northampton College
The BTEC Level 3 Diploma consists of 7 core units plus specialist units taken in over 2 years. The qualification is recognised by employers in industry, particularly those looking for IT Skills at Level 3.You will study 7 core units plus specialist units. Core units:- Communication and Employability Skills for IT- Computer Systems- Managing Networks- Computer Networks- Communication Technologies- IT Technical Support- Information Systems- IT Systems Troubleshooting and RepairSpecialist units*:- Organisatinal Systems Security- Spreadsheet Modelling- Database Design- Event Driven Programming- Installing and Upgrading Software- Data Analysis and Design- Human Computer Interaction- Maintaining Computer Systems- Digital Graphics and Computers- Developing Computer Games- Network System Security*Specialist units are subject to change.
Anyone who wants to persue a career in the computer industry as IT Support or progress to Higher Education.
Four GCSEs at Grade C or above or a BTEC Level 2 in IT at Merit.
A process of continuous assessment will involve unit assignments, class tests and practical work.
After successful completion of this course you could study a HND or Degree programme or seek employment as the skills gained are relevant to working in the IT and computing sector.
Students will be required to purchase a USB stick to back up work.Students aged 19 and over on 1st September will be required to pay an exam fee of £160.Trips - £30 (approximately)Resources - £35 (approximately)All of the above costs are compulsory and payable at enrolment.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Northampton College directly.