BTEC Information Technology (Extended Diploma) Level 3
Computing & Digital Technology
Mode of Study
City of Newport Campus
01 September 2020
A minimum of 5 GCSEs, Grade C or above, to include either Maths/Maths Numeracy and English/Welsh First Language, or appropriate Level 2 Diploma qualification at Merit Grade with GCSE Maths/Maths Numeracy and English/Welsh First Language at Grade C or above.
In a nutshell
This course aims to blend technical skills with the business, interpersonal and project management skills that are needed not only by the IT sector, but by all the sectors using technology in a modern business environment.
This course is for you if...
...You’re interested in pursuing a career in IT
... Or you’re preparing to study information technology at Higher Education level
... You want to develop technical skills
What will I be doing?
You will acquire a combination of IT knowledge and practical skills to meet the ever-changing technological demands of industry. The programme is enhanced to develop your technical skills in systems support, software development and networking. You will study core units in the first year, and then progress to a system support, networking or software development pathway in the second year.
You’ll achieve the following qualifications:
What is expected of me?
To qualify for the course, you’ll need a minimum of 5 GCSEs grade C or above to include either Maths/Numeracy and English/Welsh First Language, or appropriate Level 2 Diploma qualification at Merit grade with GCSE Maths/Numeracy and English/Welsh First Language at grade C or above.
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’ll be continually assessed and there’s an expectation that you will continue your studies and coursework during your own time.
What comes next?
Foundation Degree IT Security or Foundation Degree/HND Information Communication Technology at Coleg Gwent or other university level study in subjects such as computing, e-commerce, gaming, management information systems or database management.
All costs are under review and subject to change.
Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?
Contact our Student Recruitment team
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