Coleg Powys

      IT Practitioners BTEC National Award

      Coleg Powys
      In Brecon

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      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.

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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 a satisfactory interview and the outcome of initial guidance.

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      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.

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