BTEC First IT PractitionersSir George Monoux College
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Frequent Asked Questions
4 GCSE grades D - E are normally required including English. Alternatively, a MERIT grade at BTEC Introductory level or NVQ Foundation, in a relevant vocational area, would also be appropriate.
BTEC First - IT Practitioners
- Course Level: BTEC First
- Duration: 1 Year
- Start date: September 2010
- Qualification: BTEC First Diploma in ICT
- Awarded By: Edexcel
A BTEC First in ICT is a popular choice amongst students. We offer a range of exciting ICT qualifications that are well established, nationally validated courses. The department has a team of very experienced teaching staff with a wealth of industrial experience to help you succeed. The College has excellent IT facilities. Dedicated classrooms have been totally refurbished to a very high specification. The rooms all have digital projectors, interactive whiteboards and brand new state-of-the-art computers with flat screens. The network runs on WindowsServer and Windows XP.
This course is aimed at students who have an interest in the ICT sector. It covers an introduction to computer systems, uses of IT, information systems, Website Design, Software Design and Development, Customising Applications Software, introduction to databases and Spreasheet software. Students have the option to retake GCSE Mathematics and English.
Where the course lead
We expect our students to progress from this course to the BTEC National Diploma in ICT, but you must achieve a Merit grade and have C grades in Mathematics and English. You will also need to demonstrate good attendance, puncuality, behaivour and commitment to the course.
The course is assessed by coursework only.