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L2 ICT

Course Overview
Course type

Level 2 BTEC Diploma

Course length

One year

Required qualifications

You will need to have successfully completed of a broad GCSE or equivalent programme, including a 9-3 grade in English Language or Mathematics and A*-D in another relevant subject, plus a good school reference.

This course concentrates on developing the individual to use advanced IT that has become part of everyday life in the commercial world. You will develop your knowledge of IT, and enhance your skills ready for further study or employment.


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The course will focus on:
  • multimedia technology as a tool for success
  • application development
  • e-commerce
  • video editing
On the course you will:
  • learn how different businesses use technology
  • develop concepts into real software
  • ïcreate multimedia apps
  • take part in a work experience placement

This course concentrates on developing the individual to use advanced IT that has become part of everyday life in the commercial world. You will develop your knowledge of IT, and enhance your skills ready for further study or employment.


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Method of assessment

You will be assessed internally by coursework and two externally-assessed online exams.

This course concentrates on developing the individual to use advanced IT that has become part of everyday life in the commercial world. You will develop your knowledge of IT, and enhance your skills ready for further study or employment.


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Successful students can move on to an advanced IT programme, for example the Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in IT This can lead to university  or technology-related employment such as IT networking, management information systems or as a desktop technician.

Other Information

Students on a Level 2 Diploma will also be studying towards Maths and/or English Level 2 qualifications if they have a grade 4 or below at GCSE. Students with grade 5 and above in both Maths and English will undertake the Higher Project Qualification alongside their vocational qualification.

This course concentrates on developing the individual to use advanced IT that has become part of everyday life in the commercial world. You will develop your knowledge of IT, and enhance your skills ready for further study or employment.


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