BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate in Information Technology


  • Course: BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate in Information Technology
  • Qualification Type: National Extended Certificate (BTEC)
  • Qualification Level: Level 3
  • Course type: Full Time
  • Duration: 52 Weeks
  • Entry Requirements:

    5 GCSEs at grade 4 or above including English and Maths

  • Available Dates: 02/09/2024 to 30/06/2026
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You will learn about computer and information systems, web design, working in the IT industry, database and communications technology. You will learn by completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations and find out about jobs in the IT sector.  Students will have access to the latest in IT resources, both for lessons and for private study. In addition to the main programme, you will complete a BTEC Work skills qualification.


Themes covered are:

 • The Online world

• Technology systems

• A digital portfolio

• Creating digital audio.

• Creating digital graphics

• Creating digital video

• Website development 

A number of specifications will be changing and prospectus entries are based on information we have to date. This means that course content may be subject to change.

How will it be delivered?

Examinations and assignments.


What can I do next?

Students have gone on to progress to a Level 3 BTEC qualification within the sixth form or apprenticeship in IT or Business.

Career progression: IT technician, IT support specialist, web developer, IT security analyst, network engineer, database administrator, data scientist, cloud system engineer, help desk technician, web administrator

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