BTEC First Diploma in Information and Creative Technology Level 2
Computing and Digital Technology
Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone
05 September 2023
Minimum of 4 GCSEs grade D or above to include either Maths/Numeracy or English/Welsh 1st Language; or an appropriate Level 1 Diploma qualification in the relevant vocational area to include either GCSE Maths/Numeracy or English/Welsh 1st Language grade
In a nutshell
You will have the opportunity to gain a broad knowledge and understanding of, and develop skills in, the information technology sector and some aspects of the creative industries sector.
This course is for you if...
... You want to pursue a career in IT
... You want to develop a range of skills and techniques, personal skills and attributes essential for success in your working life.
... You have a keen interest in computing and information technology
What will I be doing?
The course consists of a range of units including:
- The online world (examined)
- Technology systems (examined)
- A digital portfolio
- Creating digital animation
- Creating digital graphics
- Database development
- Computer networks
- Software development
- Multimedia product development
- Computational thinking
- Computing in the workplace
The course is assessed through examinations as well as practical and written assignments. Overall you’ll achieve:
What is expected of me?
To enrol, you’ll need a minimum of 4 GCSEs grade D or above to include either Maths/Numeracy or English/Welsh First Language; or an appropriate Level 1 Diploma qualification in the relevant vocational area to include either GCSE Maths/Numeracy or English/Welsh First Language grade
Full commitment to attendance is required. Respect for others, enthusiasm for the subject and self-motivation are the essential qualities we expect to see in all our learners. You will be continually assessed and there is an expectation that you will continue your studies and coursework during your own time.
What comes next?
Employment in the IT sector or further study such as the Level 3 Diploma or Extended Diploma in IT.
Additional costs could include £25 for Educational Trips plus £10 for files/stationery/pen drive.
Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?
Contact our Student Recruitment team