16-18 Year Old Learners
|Qualification name||BTEC National Extended Certificate in Computing|
|Awarding organisation||Pearson Education Ltd (Formerly EDEXCEL)|
|Course type||Classroom based|
|Course start date||13th September 2022|
|Cost description||16-18 Funded and First Full L3 for 19-23 or Adult learner loans|
Five GCSEs at grade C/4 or above including English language & maths. Level 2 computer science is also preferred.
The modules have been designed to provide the knowledge & skills for dealing with cyber security issues & how to work with others to combat them.
Modules on this course include: Fundamental principles of computing Communication technologies Developing & maintaining computer networks Network threats & vulnerabilities Building computer systems IT systems security Managing & supporting systems Virtualisation Programmable devices & controllers Computer forensics Networking operating systems Planning & management of computing
Exam, Practical assignment, Coursework, Live client brief
Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to progress into junior employment opportunities or pursue your studies further on an HNC/HND or degree level pathway.