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Information & Creative Technology

Pearson BTEC Level 2

Exam Board:  Edexcel

This qualification has a core of underpinning knowledge, skills and understanding, and a range of options to reflect the breadth of pathways within the IT sector. It offers a practical hands-on approach to an industry that is one of the fastest and most rapidly changing. It is a one year course consisting of 9 units that provide an opportunity to:

● Gain a broad understanding and knowledge of a vocational sector.

● Investigate areas of specific interest.

● Develop essential skills and attributes prized by employers, further education colleges and higher education institutions.

Units include:

The Online World, Technology Systems, A Digital

Portfolio, Creating Digital Animation, Creating Digital Graphics,

Spreadsheet Development, Database Development, Website Development,

and Software Development.

Where it leads

This course could lead to Level 3 courses within the college and a rounded knowledge of Information Technology that will be invaluable to the technological world we live in.

“The level 2 IT course allowed me to carry onto the next year of education and also gave an insight into the level 3 course. It gave me more time to decide what I wanted to do in the next two years.”

“The course taught me valuable life skills and specific skills to IT that I will be able to use throughout my entire life and in any job I get into.”

Specific Grade requirements:

Grade 3 English and Maths at GCSE


Mr Challands or Mrs Mills