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Course description

IT is at the heart of everyday life, at work, home and in our leisure time: from computer graphics and control systems, to communications and problem solving.  IT has an ever increasing role to play.  The BTEC Nationals in IT are an introduction to the study of creating IT systems to manage and share information. 

It is an ideal foundation for students entering the workplace, and will provide you with a theoretical background reinforced with practical skills that are transferable into the modern workplace.


Course content

Unit 01 - Information Technology Systems

Unit 02 - Creating Systems to Manage Information

Unit  03 - Using Social Media in Business

Optional Units:

Unit 05 - Data Modelling

Unit 06 - Website Development


Entry requirements

5 GCSE's at Grade 4 or above.  (ICT at 5/M and 4 in English and Maths).  If you have not studied IT please speak to Ms Crossley about studying this course.


This qualification is assessed by a mixture of external examinations and coursework.  Assessment of all units can take place at relevant times during the two year course.

Future opportunities

Whatever your plans in life - whether you decide to study further, go on to work or an apprenticeship, or set up your own business - your BTEC National will be your passport to success in the next stage of your life.

Further information

Mrs Crossley and Mr Houghton

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: 29 October 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years