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About this Course
Who is this course for?
This course is designed for those who wish to seek a career in ICT or who would like to progress to an ICT/Computing programme in Higher Education.
This course runs at Wood Street and Southgate
What qualifications or experience do I need ?
Applicants must have the following qualifications:
*4 GCSEs grade C or above in academic subjects (including English and Maths)
*BTEC First Diploma in ICT (Distinction)
*GNVQ Intermediate in ICT (Distinction)
*Ability to pass a test at Level 2 in Communications
To progress to Year 2, successful completion of Year 1
What will I study ?
In total you will study 18 units - a number of core units including:
Plus a range of specialist units including:
*Website Production and Management
*Advanced Spreadsheet Skills
*Digital Graphics and Computers
*Principles of Computer Networking
How will I be assessed ?
This course will have internal on-going assessment. Each unit/module will include a number of assessments.
What qualifications could I achieve ?
On successful completion of this course, you will achieve BTEC National Extended Diploma for IT Users(equivalent to 3 A Levels).
What can the course lead to ?
Students who successfully complete this course may be able to progress to a Foundation Degree (2 years) or Degree (3 - 4 years); alternatively some may choose to move directly into employment.
How do I join the course ?
Call and arrange an interview or come along to one of the Open Events.
Will I need an interview ?
Are there any extra costs for equipment/materials ?
Students will be required to purchase a text book.