Coleg Powys

IT Practitioners BTEC National Award

Coleg Powys
In Brecon

Price on request
Prefer to call the centre directly?

Important information

Typology BTEC
Location Brecon (Wales)
Duration 11 Months
  • BTEC
  • Brecon (Wales)
  • Duration:
    11 Months
Description

BTEC National Awards 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 for those already in work. They also provided a recognised pathway to Higher Education.

Facilities (1)
Where and when
Starts Location
On request
Brecon
Penlan, LD3 9SR, Powys, Wales
See map
Starts On request
Location
Brecon
Penlan, LD3 9SR, Powys, Wales
See map

To take into account

· 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 a satisfactory interview and the outcome of initial guidance.

Questions & Answers

Ask a question and other users will answer you

Course programme


Start Date: September 2010

End Date: July 2011

Venue: Coleg Powys Brecon

Tutor: Karen Perkins

Who is this course for? BTEC National Awards 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 for those already in work. They also provided a recognised pathway to Higher Education.

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 a satisfactory interview and the outcome of initial guidance.

What will I study? The BTEC National Award for IT Practitioners is a 6 unit qualification. Each Award comprises 3 common core units and 3 specialist units. The Core Units are: Computer Systems, Communication and Employability Skills for IT. Specialist units are selected from a range and may include; Principles of Computer Networks, IT Systems, Troubleshooting and Repair, Advance Spreadsheet Skills, Website Production & Management.

What else will I do? Students will also study the National Award in Interactive Media which includes the following units: Research Techniques for the Media Industries, Pre-Production Techniques and Web Animation. It may also be possible to study OCN units in Digital Photography, Image Editing and/or GCSE Maths or English.

How will I be assessed? Assessment is through coursework only for the main qualification.

What will I achieve? BTEC National Award for IT Practitioners (equivalent to 1 A level) and the National Award in Interactive Media.

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.

Compare to choose better:
See all