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ICT - Single Vocational A Level (BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate) at Bolton Sixth Form College

Course description

This ICT course is designed to provide highly specialist, work-related qualifications in the sector of Computing and ICT. The Vocational A Level will give you the knowledge, understanding and skills that you need to use computers effectively - an essential skill in today’s workplace and in Higher Education. Your units will enable you to develop practical skills as well as developing your creativity and technical know-how to expert level.

Course content

Six units will be covered over the course of two years. They include Communication and Employability Skills for IT, Computer Systems, Spreadsheet and Database development and the design of websites and computer animation. You will learn practical skills and develop technical writing techniques.

Entry requirements

Students will be expected to have a minimum of two GCSEs at grade 6 and three GCSEs at grade 4 including English Language and Mathematics at grade 4. This course may be taken alongside A Level courses and may be more suited to learners with a strong profile of prior attainment in vocational studies.

Financial information

No course fees are applicable for 16-18 year old learners who meet funding regulations.

Future opportunities

Computer Analysis

  • Programming
  • Systems Development
  • Technical Support
  • Web Design
  • Administration
  • Teaching
  • Games Design


Further information

Please visit the College website or email for further course information.

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: 20 September 2018
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