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Professional Competence for IT BTEC Level 2 Certificate at Epping Forest College

Course description

This is course is perfect for those wishing to work as an IT technician. The skills and knowledge needed are developed through realistic work situations in the workshop at EFC.

This BTEC Level 2 Certificate Professional Competence for IT qualification is designed to prepare you for employment in the IT and telecoms sector and are suitable for those who have decided that they would like to start a career in this fast moving industry. You will cover a range of ares and explore the competence needed to describe the diverse job roles in the IT industry as well as professional job in other sectors. The course also cover the skills needed by general IT users, across a range of different sectors.

Course content

The units include:

  • Computer System Maintenance and Support
  • Customer Care
  • Developing Personal Effectiveness
  • Installation of Hardware and Software
  • Network Systems
  • Health and Safety in the workplace

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs at A*–C including English Language at grade C. OR Level 2 BTEC Diploma (or equivalent) in a related area at Merit level.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Epping Forest College directly.

Last updated date: 11 April 2016
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    • With the perfect location, a breathtaking campus, and a range of high quality facilities, 
      Epping Forest College is the ideal venue to stage your event.

      The College is easily accessed by less then 10 minutes drive from both the M25 and M11 motorways.

      We’re also a 5 minute walk from the London Underground at Debden Station on the Central Line, 
      and we’re a 10 minute cab ride from Chingford Overground rail station.

      Once you arrive at the College there is a free car park with over 250 spaces, 
      as well as designated areas for coaches and other large vehicles.


      Once on site you can have access to our catering facilities (subject to agreement) and a range of rooms, 
      from our Theatre, with 264 retractable seats, to a standard classroom.

      We also have full IT support, and can offer rooms with either Macs or PCs running the latest industry-standard software.