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ICT BTEC L3 Extended Certificate at Swale Sixth Form

Course description

Summary of skills students gain by studying this subject

Students study a wide range of IT skills ranging from understanding basic computer systems and requirements to understanding how business use social media.  They will learn to create websites and databases using bespoke software.


Course content

Potential Topics that will be studied

A range of topics will be covered within this qualification, such as:

  • Information technology systems
  • Creating systems to manage information
  • Social media in business
  • Website development. 

Entry requirements

Entry Requirements

Students will need to achieve 5 grades at grade 4 or above, including English and mathematics. Previous experience of ICT will be required.



On the BTEC course, assessments take place in a variety of ways including assignments, externally assessed exam board tasks, as well as written examinations.

Future opportunities

Progression and career opportunities

This course prepares students for employment in many areas of IT, as well as qualifying them to study for an HNC/D or Degree like: Computing (Foundation Degree), Computing (BSc), Business Computing (BSc), Forensic Computing (BSc), Internet Computing (BSc).


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: 30 October 2018
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