King George V College

ICT Practitioners BTEC First

King George V College
In Southport

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Typology BTEC
Location Southport
Duration 1 Year
  • BTEC
  • Southport
  • Duration:
    1 Year
Description

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Government funding available

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Location

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Southport (Merseyside)
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Scarisbrick New Road, PR8 6LR

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· Requirements

: You do not need to have studied GCSE ICT to follow this course. You do need to satisfy the College's general entrance requirements of 4 GCSEs at Grade D or higher, preferably including English & Maths.

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Course programme


ICT Practitioners BTEC First

Qualification: Pre-Advanced 1 year course

Course type: Level 2 (pre advanced)

Entry requirements:
You do not need to have studied GCSE ICT to follow this course. You do need to satisfy the College's general entrance requirements of 4 GCSEs at Grade D or higher, preferably including English & Maths.

Head of Department: Mrs Clare Russell

Course assessment:
The BTEC First Diploma for ICT Practitioners is:
  • Assessed entirely by practical and work-related coursework
  • Equivalent to 4 GCSE s at Grades A* to C
  • Graded Pass, Merit or Distinction
  • Unit based: 2 Core and 4 Specialist Units.


What can this course offer me?
The BTEC First Diploma for ICT Practitioners is a practical, work-related qualification comprising core and specialist units which cover aspects of knowledge, understanding and competency necessary for employment within the IT sector.
You will learn by completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands. The course is assessed wholly though coursework, which mainly takes the form of short assignments completed throughout the year.

What will I learn?
The course covers a range of units, which include software skills as well as theoretical principles to do with ICT systems. The content of the subject is extremely relevant, up to date and vital to all those with an interest in how technology affects society today. All lessons are practically based, in well equipped computer suites.

The course tutors are all highly experienced and qualified professionals - with each unit being taught by a subject specialist.

What Makes a good ICT Practitioners student?
You must have a keen willingness to learn more, and to contribute your ideas. You will get the most out of the course if you are enthusiastic about ICT generally, and have good time management skills.

Which other courses link well with this subject?
Future Opportunities
On the successful completion of this course, you may:

Continue to study ICT by progressing to:
  • BTEC National Diploma in Software Development
  • A Level Applied ICT
  • A Level ICT
  • A Level Computing

Gain employment in ICT.

Use the ICT skills you have gained to support your study of other subjects.

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