Key Stage 5
BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate in IT
This course is equivalent to 1 A level and is taught over 2 years.
This course is designed for learners who are interested in an introduction to the study of creating IT systems to manage and share information, alongside other fields of study, with a view to progressing to a wide range of higher education courses, but not necessarily in IT.
Students study the relationship between hardware and software and managing and communicating information and data across thee mandatory units:
- Information Technology Systems
- Creating Systems to Manage Information
- Using Social Media in Business
Students will complete an additional unit of study on either data modelling or website development to complete the qualification.