The Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in Business Information Systems is equivalent in size to 2 A levels and is aimed at students looking to progress to employment in this sector, either directly or following further training, including an Apprenticeship or higher education. This qualification is designed to be studied over two years and is intended as a Tech Level. As such, it is designed to meet the Tech Bacc measure, when studied alongside Level 3 mathematics and the Extended Project Qualification (EPQ).
|Qualification name||BTEC National Diploma in Business Information Systems|
|Awarding organisation||Pearson Education Ltd (Formerly EDEXCEL)|
|Course type||Classroom based|
|Course start date||11th September 2023|
|Cost description||Tuition fee|
No prior study of the sector is needed, but students should normally have a range of achievement at Level 2, in GCSEs or equivalent qualifications.
The content of this qualification has been developed in consultation with employers and professional bodies to ensure relevance to current industry practice in computing occupational disciplines. In addition, academics have been consulted on the content development to corroborate application to further progression at higher education. The qualification allows students to develop a significant core of knowledge in computer science, computer systems and security.
There will be a combination of externally set and assessed tests and internal coursework
Students looking to progress to employment in this sector, either directly or following further training, including an Apprenticeship or higher education. Types of jobs the qualification could lead to include: Administrative assistant data entry; Trainee business analyst; Data compliance assistant
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