Information Technology Btec Subsidiary Diploma Level 3 at Ferndown Upper School Sixth Form
The BTEC in I.T. offers an engaging programme for those interested in pursuing an I.T. based career path. Whilst being broadly equivalent to one A Level, it is also recognised in industry because it is competency based. This makes it ideal for those who
are clear about the area of employment they wish to enter. This qualification would also be suitable for those wishing to explore the apprenticeship route
Unit 1 - Communication & Employability Skills for I.T. - Written assignments & practical assessments.
Topics include: employee attributes, the principles of effective communication, using ICT to communicate effectively, identify personal development needs.
Unit 2 - Computer Systems - Written assignment & practical assessments.
Topics include: hardware components of computer systems, software components of computer systems, routine computer maintenance.
The Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in I.T. is accepted as an A Level equivalent by most universities, especially if considering an I.T. or computing related degree. It is also recognised, and many places favoured, by employers in the I.T. industry.
It is also accepted for students wishing to follow the apprenticeship route.
As a BTEC this is a two year course and cannot be dropped at the end of year one. Students would also study a further four optional units to provide skills andunderstanding in a range of I.T. areas. This would include networks, software and technical support.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Ferndown Upper School Sixth Form directly.
Last updated date: 13 September 2016