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IT Networking and System Support L3

Course Overview
Course type

Level 3 BTEC 90 Credit Diploma/Extended Diploma

Course length

90 Credit Diploma: one year Extended Diploma: two years

Required qualifications

Four or more GCSEs at grades A*-C, including Mathematics (grade 9-5). Students currently taking an intermediate vocational course will need a full Level 2 Diploma with Merit:Merit in a related subject and a grade 5 in Mathematics.

 

What makes a computer work? This course will focus on designing computing and networking solutions. You will analyse business systems, learn how to support users of computer systems and develop software solutions. If you want a career in designing, implementing and maintaining computer and network systems, this course is ideal for you.


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The course will focus on:
  • computer hardware, software development and information systems
  • network administration and networking projects
  • website management
  • pc specification and maintenance
  • end-user support
  • animation
On the course you will:
  • create your own software program
  • gain practical work experience
  • attend visits to discover how computers are used in industry and commerce
  • discover how reliant the world is on technology and how important technological experts have become

What makes a computer work? This course will focus on designing computing and networking solutions. You will analyse business systems, learn how to support users of computer systems and develop software solutions. If you want a career in designing, implementing and maintaining computer and network systems, this course is ideal for you.


More courses like this:

  • Computer Science
  • C3/SD IT
  • IT

Method of assessment

Assessment is through internally assessed assignments.

 

What makes a computer work? This course will focus on designing computing and networking solutions. You will analyse business systems, learn how to support users of computer systems and develop software solutions. If you want a career in designing, implementing and maintaining computer and network systems, this course is ideal for you.


More courses like this:

  • Computer Science
  • C3/SD IT
  • IT

What will I be able to progress to?

Software Development, Information Systems, Business or Computer Systems Engineering. You could also seek employment as a technician, trainee manager or junior network support technician.

 

What makes a computer work? This course will focus on designing computing and networking solutions. You will analyse business systems, learn how to support users of computer systems and develop software solutions. If you want a career in designing, implementing and maintaining computer and network systems, this course is ideal for you.


More courses like this:

  • Computer Science
  • C3/SD IT
  • IT