Information Technology

Overview of the course

This qualification is designed for learners who are interested in an introduction to the study of creating IT systems to manage and share information, alongside other fields of study, with a view to progressing to a wide range of higher education courses, not necessarily in IT. This course is equivalent in size to one A Level. There are 4 units covered over the two years:
• Unit 1 Information Technology Systems (mandatory - external)
• Unit 2 Creating Systems to Manage Information (mandatory - external)
• Unit 3 Using Social Media in Business (mandatory - internal)
• Unit 5 Data Modelling or Unit 6 Website Development (internal)



The extended IT and computing skills developed through this qualification would provide a solid base to pursue any of these career options in a junior or entry-level capacity: IT Support Technician/Help Desk Technician, Junior Web Developer, Software Tester, IT Sales Support, Digital Content Creation. Hands-on technology experience is highly valued in the world of work.

Key info

Most courses are two years long unless otherwise stated.

  QiW Code: C00/0775/8

  Language: En

  Qualification: Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate

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