BTEC L3 Certificate IT - Single

UPDATED 20170202 14:17:00

Why choose the BTEC L3 Certificate IT - Single? The BTEC level 3 Diploma in IT is a two year course leading to a qualification the equivalent of two A Levels. This is an excellent grounding to go on to further study in an IT-related subject or to seek an apprenticeship/employment. The vocational nature of this course means that there is emphasis on developing practical skill in key areas of IT/Computing. What will I study? The mandatory units for this qualification are: Information technology systems (externally assessed by written exam) Creating systems to manage information (externally assessed in a practical exam) Using social media in business Programming You will study a number of other units to complement these covering topics such as web development and data handling. Externally assessed units will take place under normal exam conditions and portfolio assessed units will require you to complete a number of assignments. Evidence for these assignments can be presented in a variety of formats such as written reports, videos, Leaflets, Website etc. To study this course successfully it is important to have an interest in IT/Computing and be disciplined in the production of your coursework. You will also be required to study for the externally assessed exams. You must be willing to explore new ideas and concepts and you must be motivated to use your study periods efficiently for assignments. This course is ideal for any student who is considering a future in the IT/Computing industry.

Course information

Name: BTEC L3 Certificate IT - Single Qualification title: Certificate in IT (QCF) Qualification type: Assessment Student work is evaluated throughout the course by continuous assessment, comprising of assignments and observed practical skills which make up a portfolio of evidence. This portfolio is assessed by tutors then externally verified. The following units are studied in the first year: Unit 1: Communication & Employability Skills for IT Unit 2: Computer Systems Unit 3: Information Systems Unit 5: Managing Networks Unit 7: Organisational System Security Unit 8: E-Commerce Unit 28: Website Production In the second year: Unit 7: Organisational System Security Unit 11: Systems Analysis & Design Unit 12: Technical Support Unit 18: Database Design Unit 42: Spreadsheet Modelling Unit 43: Multimedia Design Awarding Pearson Education Ltd (Formerly EDEXCEL) Created 20170202 14:17:00 Updated 20170202 14:17:00

Entry requirements

We have 2 dedicated computer suites with wireless internet connection, printing facilities, interactive whiteboards and multi-media projectors. In addition to these we also have a theory classroom. Equipment required We have 2 dedicated computer suites with wireless internet connection, printing facilities, interactive whiteboards and multi-media projectors. In addition to these we also have a theory classroom.

Provider

CARMEL COLLEGE
info@carmel.ac.uk
01744 452200
http://www.carmel.ac.uk

Address

Prescot Road Town: ST. HELENS County:Merseyside

Learning aims

Title: Certificate in IT (QCF) Qualification: Certificate in IT (QCF) Classification: Information and Communication Technology

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