BTEC Level 2 First Ext Certificate in IT

  • Course type: BTEC Level 2 Certificate
  • Awarding/exam body: Edexcel

Introduction

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On this course, you will learn about computers and their use and importance in modern communication technology.

  • Course units...

    YEAR 1

    Unit 1: Communication and Employability Skills for IT

    Unit 2: Computer Systems

    Unit 3: Information Systems

    Unit 6: Software Design and Development

    Unit 7: Organisational Systems Security

    Unit 9: Computer Networks

    Unit 28: Website Production

    Unit 30: Digital Graphics

    Unit 42: Spreadsheet Modelling

    YEAR 2

    Unit 5: Managing Networks

    Unit 11: Systems Analysis and Design

    Unit 12: IT Technical Support

    Unit 13: IT Systems, Troubleshooting and Repair

    Unit 14: Event Driven Programming

    Unit 17: Project Planning with IT

    Unit 18: Database Design

    Unit 23: Human Computer Interaction

    Unit 29: Installing and Upgrading Software

  • Course assessment...

    Assessment will be carried out by teaching staff and the grades will then be sent to Edexcel for moderation.

  • This course can lead to...

    Many students from SFX go on to do degrees in subjects such as Computing, Engineering, IT, Business, Multimedia and Networks Technology. Others have chosen to take up employment in these fields and have received further training whilst at work.

  • Entry requirements...

    Programme Entry Requirements

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