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IT BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma at Grantham College

Course description

This course aims to provide a practical based approach to computing for anybody wishing to work in the industry, or progress to Higher Education study of the subject. The Diploma is equivalent to 3 A-Levels.

Course content

Subjects studied include:

  • Communication & employability skills
  • Communications technologies
  • Computer systems
  • HCI
  • Information systems
  • IT systems troubleshooting
  • Organisational systems security
  • Principles of software design & development
  • Website production & management

Entry requirements

Applicants should normally possess 5 GCSEs (Grade C or above - including Maths and English for the Extended Diploma). You will also need to provide satisfactory references.

Assessment

Coursework.

Financial information

Full Time Further Education courses are free for those who are under 19 on 31 August of the year they start their course.  Exam resit fees may apply if and when applicable.

Future opportunities

These qualifications can lead directly on to a higher education course such as a degree or HND/C. Alternatively employment opportunities after completion include trainee e - commerce developers, trainee positions in management information systems or systems support.

Further information

This course will be delivered in the first year as a one year Subsidiary Diploma and if relevant grades are met learners will continue onto the Level 3 Extended Diploma in their second year.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 25 November 2016
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