Coleg Powys

IT Practitioners BTEC Nat Certificate

Coleg Powys
In Brecon

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Typology BTEC
Location Brecon (Wales)
  • BTEC
  • Brecon (Wales)
Description

BTEC National Certificates are designed to provide specialist work-related qualifications in a range of sectors. They have been designed to provide a preparation for employment and/or to provide career development opportunities. They also provide a recognised pathway to Higher Education. The National Certificate is equivalent to 2 A levels.

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Brecon
Penlan, LD3 9SR, Powys, Wales
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Brecon
Penlan, LD3 9SR, Powys, Wales
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· Requirements

You will generally need four relevant GCSEs at grade C or above or an appropriate NVQ Level 2, BTEC First Diploma or Intermediate GNVQ with a satisfactory grade. Mature students are welcome to apply without formal qualifications but subject to satisfactory interview and the outcome of initial guidance.

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Course programme


Start Date: September 2010

End Date: June 2011

Venue: Coleg Powys Brecon

Tutor: Karen Perkins

Who is this course for? BTEC National Certificates are designed to provide specialist work-related qualifications in a range of sectors. They have been designed to provide a preparation for employment and/or to provide career development opportunities. They also provide a recognised pathway to Higher Education. The National Certificate is equivalent to 2 A levels.

Previous knowledge required: You will generally need four relevant GCSEs at grade C or above or an appropriate NVQ Level 2, BTEC First Diploma or Intermediate GNVQ with a satisfactory grade. Mature students are welcome to apply without formal qualifications but subject to satisfactory interview and the outcome of initial guidance.

What will I study? The BTEC National Certificate IT Practitioners is a 12 unit qualification. Each Certificate comprises four common core units, one mandatory unit and seven specialist units. The Core Units include; Communication and Employability Skills for IT, Information Systems, Computer Systems and Impact of the Use of IT on Business Systems. Specialist skills are selected from a range and may include: e-commerce, Event Driven Programming, Advanced Spreadsheet Skills, IT Systems Troubleshooting and Repair, Website Production and Management and Principles of Software Design and Development.

What else will I do? Students on a 2 year full time basis will also study for the National Award in Interactive Media. Units include Research Techniques for the Media Industry, Pre-Production Techniques and Video Production.

How will I be assessed? You will be assessed through coursework.

What will I achieve? You will achieve a BTEC National Certificate in IT Practitioners (equivalent to 2 A levels) and a National Award in Interactive Media (1 A Level).

What can I do afterwards? For more information about our other courses in this field, please enquire.

Materials required: No specific materials or equipment are required for this course.

Additional information about this course: If you would like more detailed information, please enquire.

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