Students aged 16-19
|Qualification name||BTEC First Extended Certificate in Information and Creative Technology|
|Awarding organisation||Pearson Education Ltd (Formerly EDEXCEL)|
|Course type||Classroom based|
|Course start date||6th September 2021|
GCSE including two 9-3 grades in English Language or Mathematics and Science and another relevant subject and a good school reference.
You will look at computer and networking systems and how they are integrated into professional and social uses. The focus of the course is on the technical skills and knowledge required to support users of computer systems, and includes customer services, network administration, computer hardware and troubleshooting.
You can further your education by progressing to the Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in IT Networking and Systems, before applying to university or entering employment. You will be prepared to enter technology-related employment such as Computer Hardware Support, Network Support and Website Management.