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Full-Time & A Level Courses

Information technology BTEC Level 3

Level 3

Course code: L13D104
Type: Full Time, A Level & T Level > Full Time
Duration: 2 years
Subject area: IT
Location: North Shropshire
Additional Costs - £30.00

This charge identified is applicable to learners aged 16-18 who qualify for funding. Learners aged 19+ will have to pay this charge and possibly tuition and exam fees. This will depend on the course and any prior qualifications. For further information, please refer to the fees page of our website

* Fees are chargeable each year and the fees quoted will be for the current year only, if the course is more than 1 year further fees will be due next year.

About the course

This advanced level vocational course involves theoretical and practical study of computing and information technology. You will learn in a specialist information technology classroom with a dedicated range of hardware and software. The course includes reports, exams, practical and portfolio pieces representative of the workplace, whether working as a software or hardware-based specialist.

What qualification will I gain?

BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in IT

Why choose us

We are a local college with many members of staff having worked in the industry prior to becoming teachers. The classroom morale is high; student output is engaging and challenging. In particular, previous students have noted how much they have enjoyed college over their previous studies in school.

What you could do next

Students have gone on to university courses such as Computing, Cyber Security, and Game Developent. Employment options include technical support, software developers and fraud analysts. Alternatively there are apprenticeships available within the computing field.

Popular modules

  • Cyber Security

  • Website Development

  • IT Technical Support and Management

  • Using Social Media in Business

Assessment methods

Assessments will be via an Exam, controlled assessment & written assignments

Entry requirements

A minimum of five GSCEs at grade 4, including English and/or maths or successful completion of a relevant Level 2 qualification at merit grade and good progress with English and maths, including attendance at the GCSE exams if applicable.