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ICT BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate at BSix Brooke House Sixth Form College

Course description

The BTEC Level 2 First Extended Certificate is a one year full time course that provides students with the skills to progress to further study on qualifications such as the BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in IT and ultimately into the IT employment sector. This course is equivalent to four GCSEs. 

This new qualification has embedded units from the Business and Creative Media Production qualifications. It will give students the opportunity to develop a range of skills and techniques as well as personal attributes essential for successful performance in both their academic and their working life.

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Learners taking the Extended Certificate qualification, benefit from learning about different types of IT and computing technology from across the different pathways. Understanding how different IT and computing technologies interact provides learners with further opportunities for synoptic learning, which would benefit their progression to level 3 and eventually into employment.

Edexcel BTEC Level 2 First Extended Certificate in Information and Creative Technology Unit:-

Credit 1 The Online World 30 2 Technology Systems 30 3

A Digital Portfolio

30 8 Mobile App Development 30 10 Database Development 60 14 Installing and Maintaining Computer Hardware 60 15 Installing & Maintaining Computer Software 60 17 Multimedia Products Development 60

Entry requirements

Level 2 Diplomas for students with 4 D grades at GCSE.


This course is taught through various methods. Some will be practical experience, lecture style lessons, group work, presentations and simulation based worked. You will get a range of units which will be taught in different engaging ways.  

Future opportunities

On successful completion of the level 2 qualification, you can progress to employment or you can continue on with us and go on to the BTEC Level 3 ICT course which will be challenging and engaging. 

Further information

If you have any questions about our courses please contact the Admissions team on 0800 3892 947

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact BSix Brooke House Sixth Form College directly.

Last updated date: 11 October 2017
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