IT BTEC National (equivalent to one A Level)

IT BTEC National (equivalent to one A Level)

This course is divided into six units: two core units that provide a basic grounding in IT and four specialist units, which include Computer Games Prototyping, Website Production, Computer Animation and Digital Graphics. You will have an opportunity to develop your employability and communication skills in IT via classwork and work experience as well as improving your study, presentation and research skills.

This course is designed to provide a very hands on approach to IT and there will be opportunities for work experience.

Additional
Grade 4 in GCSE English Language and Maths.
Assessment
All units are internally assessed practical projects and assignments.
Progression
Demand for ICT personnel is increasing; consequently job opportunities for well-qualified individuals are high. An ever-increasing number of degree related courses and apprenticeships are now available to extend your understanding and operation of ICT. In many cases IT degree courses are combined with another subject to take advantage of the specialised industries that exploit the use of ICT.