Full Time BTEC First Diploma IT Practitioners (System Support)

Bradford College

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Important information

  • BTEC
  • Bradford
  • Duration:
    1 Year
Description

A First Diploma is equivalent to four GCSEs at Grades A*-C. This is a practical and work-related course that will provide you with an excellent basis for your chosen area of employment. You will have the opportunity to learn specialist ICT skills relating to PC building, upgrading and maintenance.

Important information

Requirements: You will need to have at least one of the following: Three GCSEs at Grade D or above Related work experience Other related Level 1 or 2 qualifications You must have satisfactory Numeracy and Communication skills and provide a satisfactory reference.

Government funding available

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Where and when

Starts Location
On request
Bradford
Great Horton Road, BD7 1AY, West Yorkshire, England
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Course programme


Course Overview
A First Diploma is equivalent to four GCSEs at Grades A*-C. This is a practical and work-related course that will provide you with an excellent basis for your chosen area of employment. You will have the opportunity to learn specialist ICT skills relating to PC building, upgrading and maintenance.

Course Structure
This vocational course is made up of six Units.
You will study two Core Units:
Using ICT to Present Information
Introduction to Computer Systems
You will also study four Specialist Units:
Website Development
Installing Hardware Components
Software Installation and Upgrade
Provide ICT Technical Advice and Guidance

How Will I Learn?
You will learn by completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations and activities.
You will have access to our dedicated PC building and upgrading facilities and our dedicated network, with full internet access.

Skills You Will Develop
The selection of Specialist Units enables you to study how computers work and develop your practical skills.
You will learn how to diagnose PC faults and upgrade PC systems

Benefits
You will gain a nationally-recognised vocationally specific qualification.
You will also have opportunities to go on visits to employers and take part in enrichment activities.

Expect Also To
Work independently and in small groups.
Produce work to agreed timescales
Receive guidance and support from you course/unit tutors.
Complete work outside of lesson times.

How You Will Be Assessed
All Units are assessed by assignments - these are graded to produce an overall grade for the course.

Things You May Need
Stationery
CDs
USB stick
You will be notified of any further requirements as the course progresses.

Entry Requirements
You will need to have at least one of the following:
Three GCSEs at Grade D or above
Related work experience
Other related Level 1 or 2 qualifications
You must have satisfactory Numeracy and Communication skills and provide a satisfactory reference.

More Information

Awarding Body: EDEXCEL

Level: Level 2

Code: VBB00262A

Duration: One year full time

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