5 GCSEs grade 9-4 (grade A*- C) preferably including both English & maths or a relevant Level 2 qualification preferably with a distinction. If you do not have GCSEs in English and Maths at grade 4 (grade C) or above you will take a formal test in both subjects. ICT skills are essential and you will have an interview and assessment.
The Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Information Technology is intended as an Applied General qualification. It is designed to be studied over two years and is equivalent to three A Levels. It fully meets entry requirements in information technology or related study such as an HNC or HND in Computing or progress to a degree course in information technology and related areas such as: Digital Technology Solutions, IT Management for Business, Computer Networks Security or Business Computing and Entrepreneurship
The Pearson BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in IT is 180 credits and has 1080 guided learning hour (GLH) qualification it consists of three mandatory units plus optional units that provide for a combined total of 180 credits (where at least 135 credits must be at level 3 or above).
Optional units: Below are few of the optional course Units delivered on the course:
This course is classroom taught and you will have opportunities to develop your IT and computing skills through instructor led workshops.
Assessment is through a series of assignments including written assignments, group work, practicals, presentations, etc. You will have a personal tutor who will provide help with personal development and careers advice and your individual learning programme.
The qualification fully meets the requirements for progression to a wide range of programmes in IT and related areas. These include:
The qualification gives learners a broad base of knowledge of the IT sector. Successful candidates can expect to find employment opportunities in software development, business & industrial applications of computers and user support.
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When we have received your application we will contact you to arrange an interview time.