REASONS TO STUDY THIS COURSE
- You enjoy studying how computers are used within a range of IT systems.
- You want to learn the practical skills in IT, which are transferable to the workplace or higher education.
- You enjoy problem solving and finding IT solutions.
- You enjoy using a varied range of IT applications and are keen to become an expert user of a wide variety of systems.
WHAT YOU WILL STUDY
You will study a varying number of units depending on the pathway you take. Topics are likely to include Creating Systems to Manage Information and Using Social Media in Business. Other units delivered may include Information Technology Systems, Programming, Website Development, Data Modelling and Computer Games Development.
HOW YOU WILL BE ASSESSED
Internal and external assessments. Students may have one resit attempt for the externally assessed units.
Pearson BTEC National Information Technology Student Book (For the 2016 Specification) by Phillips, Jarvis, Fishpool, McGill, Cook, Atkinson-Beaumont
Pearson BTEC National Level 3 Information Technology: Unit 1 by PM Heathcote
Many IT students go on to study IT at university for example a degree in Information Management, Digital Management Solutions, Computer Networks Security or Computer Science. This qualification will equip you with a broad range of technical skills, which are suitable for employment or an apprenticeship.