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Information Technology BTEC

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate in Information Technology

Board: Edexcel

This IT course offers a practical hands-on approach to an industry that is one of the fastest and most rapidly changing. It is a two year course consisting of 4 units that aims to give students a rounded approach to a large job market.  

The course encourages personal development, motivation and confidence, through practical participation and by giving you responsibility for your own projects. Units include: Information Technology Systems, Using Social Media in Business, Creating Systems to Manage Information and Website Development.

Where it leads/what students say:  

This course could open up your options for a digitally enhanced and globally competitive world.

“Information Technology is definitely the subject that I enjoyed most over the course of post 16, despite having not studied it at GCSE.”

‘I now have a portfolio of work to show future employers or universities.”

“If you’re not sure what you want to do after sixth form, Information Technology is good. It is really useful for almost any job and prepares you very well for the future.”

Specific Grade requirements:

Grade 5 English and Maths at GCSE


Mr Challands or Mrs Mills