Level 3

IT Level 3 Extended Diploma

Duration Age Group Study Year Cost Available Locations
2 YEARS SCHOOL LEAVERS FULL TIME 2021
FREE* Centre for Digital Technologies – Basildon
Duration Age Group Study Year Cost Available Locations
2 YEARS SCHOOL LEAVERS FULL TIME 2021
FREE* Centre for Digital Technologies – Basildon

Overview

 

This course will give you all you need to prepare for a career in IT in specialist areas ranging from business software development to networking and systems support.

Completing this course will give you an Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in IT.

Entry Requirements

  • Four GCSEs at grade 4/grade C including maths or English, or
  • IT User Skills Level 2 Diploma plus maths and English at level one, or equivalent
  • Successful attendance at interview event

Course Structure

  • Using social media in business
  • Communications & employability skills
  • Information technology systems
  • Programming
  • Mobile apps development
  • Systems analysis & design
  • Website production
  • Data modelling
  • Creating systems to manage information

Assessment & Feedback

  • Written/online exams
  • Group discussions
  • Written articles
  • Course assignments
  • Practical activities
  • Reflective writing
  • Group and/or individual presentations
  • Self-directed learning through blended learning activities

Course Cost

School Leavers, full_time: FREE

FREE to UK/EU under 19s not in employment.

What Next...

This course will enable you to progress to higher education or an apprenticeship. You could also begin a career in IT as an IT technician, junior programmer, web designer or a systems analyst trainee.