Students require a minimum of 5 GCSEs at Grade 5 or above (or equivalent), including English, and Mathematics.
The course introduces students to high level IT topics, including those related to web, multimedia and gaming technology, as well as software and network engineering. Students are also able to develop their knowledge and understanding of working in the IT industry and the impact of IT on society.
Assessment is on going throughout the two years and includes externally assessed exams, assignments, presentations and other portfolio based evidence.
Into the future…
This course is widely accepted as an entrance qualification to study a range of courses at university. It is particularly suitable as a subject for those considering careers in IT, business and software / network engineering.
BTEC Level 3 IT Curriculum Booklet