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 students will learn how IT operates in business and industry and they will be able to apply these ideas in a series of assignments and projects. These include doing research into how computers are used and using software packages to write reports and make presentations.

  • Course units...

    COMPULSORY UNITS
    Unit 01: The Online World
    Unit 02: Technology Systems
    Unit 03: A Digital Portfolio

    PLUS 5 OTHER
    SPECIALIST UNITS:
    Unit 09: Spreadsheet Development
    Unit 10: Database Development
    Unit 11: Computer Networks
    Unit 13: Website Development
    Unit 15: Installing and Maintaining Computer Software

  • Course assessment...

    Assessment will be carried out by teaching staff and the grades will then be sent to Edexcel for moderation. Some units will be assessed through externally assessed examination.

  • This course can lead to...

    Successful completion offers students several routes for progression: direct entry into employment within business/ industry further learning opportunities within employment progression to Level 3 of a vocational qualification in the same or a related area e.g. BTEC Level 3 Ext Diploma in IT.

  • Entry requirements...

    You will be required to have 4 GCSEs at Grade 3 (including Grade 3 in English Language and Maths)

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