Computing and IT | BTEC National Extended Certificate and Diploma | Level 3

Information and Communication Technology

Information and Communication Technology
Information and Communication Technology
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What will you be working towards?

Code FE0328-1C
Qualification Type National Extended Certificate (BTEC)
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


This course has been designed with industry experts to ensure we deliver the latest knowledge in computer hardware, technology systems, games development and customising software.

You will develop programming skills and get hands-on experience in the installation and configuration of software and hardware. You will also have the opportunity to develop the personal skills and attributes essential for successful performance in working life.


Course units

  • Computer systems
  • Information systems
  • Web design
  • Business systems
  • Database design
  • Network security
  • Web server scripting

Entry requirements

At least four GCSEs grade 4 (C) or above, including English and maths.

If you do not have these grades, you could start on the Level 2 course or, if you don't qualify for that, start at Level 1. We have options to suit your level of ability, so don't worry if you don't have the grades - get in touch with us and we can help.

Your next steps...

What's next?

On successful completion of the Subsidiary Diploma, you can progress to the Level 3 Extended Diploma.

You will be ready for a career in computing and IT and, if you have successfully completed the Level 3 Extended Diploma, you can apply for a university-level course.