This qualifications is designed to give students a broad knowledge of ICT. As well as developing their theoretical subject knowledge students get the opportunity to work on practical projects/tasks which will develop their confidence and skills in using a variety of software applications.
The BTEC ICT course has 4 modules which students will study. This will involve an externally marked written exam paper, an externally marked timed assessment (IT based) and two pieces of coursework.
Students should have a keen interest in ICT and be willing to work on extended projects and coursework.
The minimum of 5 9-4 grades including English and Maths. Additionally, students would also have an L2M grade in ICT or a Level 5 in GCSE Computer Science (or equivalent).