Computing and IT Services | 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?

Alternative Title EDEXCEL LEVEL 3 BTEC NATIONAL EXTENDED CERTIFICATE IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Code FE0087-1C
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time

Overview

This course has been designed closely 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.

All classrooms are equipped with Intel i7 PCs with 16GB RAM, the latest Microsoft applications, development platforms, utilities and software.

You will also have full administrator rights on a development network.

Details

Course units

  • Computer hardware
  • Software design and development
  • Website and games development
  • Networking systems analysis and design

Entry requirements

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

If you don't have these grades, we have options for you. You can start on the Level 2 Computing and IT services course, or if you don't qualify for that, we have a Level 1 course, Get Started in Business, IT and Travel & Tourism.

Your next steps...

What's next?

On successful completion of this Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma, most students progress on to the Level 3 Extended diploma at Brighton MET, before progressing to university level courses.

Future careers:

  • Web developer
  • Network engineer/technician
  • Digital forensic analyst
  • IT Support
  • Software engineer
  • Software developer
  • Games developer
  • Programmer
  • Systems analyst