BTEC Information Technology - Level 3 National Certificate/Extended Certificate/Foundation Diploma in Information Technology

1. Qualification details

Qualification name BTEC National Foundation Diploma in Information Technology
Qualification level Level 3
Awarding organisation Pearson Education Ltd (Formerly EDEXCEL)
Course webpage
Course type Full time
Course start date 04 September 2020
Additional price description Free
Attendance pattern Daytime/working hours

2. Course description

With elements such as spreadsheet modelling, information technology systems and website developments there are very few careers that do not require one or more of these skills. IT is a fast moving area and, as such, needs to attract people to it that are fast moving and dynamic. A course in IT will open doors in both an academic or career based pathway. All areas of employment demand every-increasing IT skills, a qualification that is both skill and theory based can offer the foundation for further study at University or careers in public and private sector organizations areas such as: Business Administration, E-Commerce, Game Design, Marketing, Programming, Software Engineering, Telecommunication, Web Administration and Web Development.

3. Entry requirements

6 GSCEs Grade 4 or above including English Language amd Mathematics. Specific entry requirements if studied, then a Grade 5 or Merit in a related qualification at Key Stage 4.

4. Equipment required

No equipment required

5. Assessment method

Extended Certificate: 3 mandatory units (1 written exam) plus 1 optional unit Diploma: 4 mandatory units (1 written exam) plus 2 optional units. Mandatory Units: Information Technology Systems (written exam), Creating Systems to Manage Information. Optional Units: Using Social Media in Business, Programming, Data Modelling, Website Development and Computer Games Development.

6. Venue

Name Madeley Academy
Address Castlefields Way
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Phone 01952 527700
Fax 01952 525301

7. Other dates and venues

Venue Start date Options
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