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BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in IT at Claremont High School Academy

Course description

The BTEC Subsidiary Diploma in IT is aimed at students who really enjoy IT and have a vocational or career interest in the subject. The Subsidiary Diploma is fully accredited for UCAS points.

A Subsidiary Diploma comprises 6 units, including two core units. Each unit is awarded a Pass, Merit or Distinction and the combined marks produce the final overall grade of Pass, Merit or Distinction or Distinction.

Why Study?

The study of ICT provides an insight into the significance and relevance of computers, applications and communications in the work environment and everyday life. ICT is used in areas as diverse as manufacturing, education and medicine. ICT skills are valued in virtually all areas of business and society.

What could I do next?

ICT is offered by universities either as a subject in its own right or in combination with a wide range of subjects, e.g. IT and Psychology; IT and Business; IT and Multimedia. The advanced skills you will develop will also be valuable in gaining many types of employment. With an ICT qualification one can enter a range of jobs from ICT maintenance through to Financial Planning or Multimedia industry.

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs A*-C including English or Maths

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Claremont High School Academy directly.

Last updated date: 18 March 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years