Full Time BTEC National Diploma for IT Practitioners

In Bridgend

Price on request

Description

  • Typology

    BTEC

  • Location

    Bridgend

  • Duration

    2 Years

Description

The National Diploma for IT Practitioners has been designed to provide a broad education as a foundation both for training leading to employment, and for Higher Education.

Important information

Government funding available

Facilities

Location

Starts

Bridgend (Avon)
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Cowbridge Road, CF31 3DF

Starts

On request

To take into account

Five GCSEs at grade C or above (GCSE IT at grade C or above is not essential but would be beneficial) or a Merit grade at First Diploma for IT Practitioners.

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Course programme


BTEC National Diploma for IT Practitioners

Campus: Bridgend

Length of Course: 2 years

Course Description: The National Diploma for IT Practitioners has been designed to provide a broad education as a foundation both for training leading to employment, and for Higher Education.

Students study a wide range of subjects ranging from the technical network and programming units to how information technology is used in a business environment such as the impact of the use of IT on business systems.

We offer a networking module from the world recognized Cisco Academy Program which forms part of the industry standard CCNA course. Successful completion of this module will result in a certificate being awarded by for of one of the CCNA modules. Modules include:

  • Advanced Database Skills
  • IT Systems Analysis and Design
  • Developing Computer Games
  • Event Driven Programming
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Website Production and Management
  • Principles of Computer Networks
  • Computer Architecture
  • Routers and Routing Basics (Cisco CCNA2)
  • Advanced Spreadsheet Skills


Entry requirements:
  • Five GCSEs at grade C or above (GCSE IT at grade C or above is not essential but would be beneficial) or
  • a Merit grade at First Diploma for IT Practitioners .

All applicants have to attend an interview with the course tutor

Progression/Career Opportunities:
  • Progression to HND, Degree in a Computing discipline, a Business discipline or Employment. Please refer to our Higher Education Prospectus
  • Employment in the IT industry


Did you know?: IT and Computing touch every aspect or our social and working lives. Students spend time outside the computer room looking at how IT is used in the real world and making friends with team building activities, exchange visits with Italian students and educational visits to Disneyland, Paris. Every year we have champions from industry sharing their experiences and knowledge with our students.

What our students say: "This course is quite difficult but enjoyable. In the time I have studied this course I have learnt new skills in designing computer programs, databases, creating presentations and using Microsoft Office applications. I have found this very interesting and hopefully will be able to use these skills at university or in employment." Nicholas Ayre

Full Time BTEC National Diploma for IT Practitioners

Price on request