Pendleton Sixth Form College

Information And Communication Technology BTEC National Certificate

Pendleton Sixth Form College
In Salford

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Typology BTEC
Location Salford
  • BTEC
  • Salford
Description

BTEC ICT students are taught by well-qualified and experienced tutors who are keen to ensure that every student reaches their potential. This course will ensure that students improve their skills and knolwedge and are equipped to move on to further study or employment.

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Government funding available

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Salford
Dronfield Road, M6 7FR, Greater Manchester, England
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Starts On request
Location
Salford
Dronfield Road, M6 7FR, Greater Manchester, England
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Course programme

INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY (BTEC National Certificate)

Why should I come to Pendleton College?
BTEC ICT students are taught by well-qualified and experienced tutors who are keen to ensure that every student reaches their potential. This course will ensure that students improve their skills and knolwedge and are equipped to move on to further study or employment.

What will I study?
A BTEC in ICT allows students to learn more about how ICT is used in the real world, whislt also allowing them to improve their practical skills. To achieve this qualification, students need to study a total of twelve units. This is through a combination of assignments, group work and individual work. The units include:
  • Games Design
  • Computer Systems
  • Databases
  • Graphics
  • Animation
  • Web Development
  • Programming
  • Installing and Upgrading PC Systems
  • Networking
  • Maintaining an IT System
  • Spreadsheets


What will I achieve?
Completion of this course results in the award of a BTEC Certificate qualification at Pass, Merit or Distinction grade. Students who study the two years can get between 240 and 80 UCAS points.

How is the course assessed?
The principal form of assessment is by coursework assignments, some of which are marked externally. There are no formal written exams in this course.

What else will I do?
Because this is a practical course, the work that you do in college will be backed up by looking at the use of computers and IT in the world of work through trips and visits. There are various trips organised by the college which include visits to universities, Euro Disney and Alton Towers.

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