Level 3 90 Credit Diploma in IT (BTEC) (For students age 16-17)

Level 3 90 Credit Diploma in IT (BTEC) (For students age 16-17)

Subject Area: Information Technology

Course Overview

The Diploma in IT consists of units to be studied. Amongst the subjects studied will be User Support, Fault Diagnosis, Web Site Design, Server and Client Scripting, Computer Systems, Graphics, Animation, Web Design and Cisco Networking.

You will be assessed mainly via individual assessments where you will be required to complete assignments, presentations and workbooks. The CISCO accredited qualification is assessed via an online time constrained examination.

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  • Start Date: Sep, 2016
  • Attendance: Full-time
  • Duration: 1 Year
  • Course Code: TCI43F0

Entry Requirements

A minimum of 4 GCSEs at Grade C or above including English & Maths or a Level 2 in Information Technology.


Course Highlights

You will study technical, creative as well as business uses of IT.

We are one of a few Colleges in the region to be able to offer a CISCO accredited additional qualification in ‘networking for home and small businesses,’ which is a highly respected qualification within the IT industry, which will provide you with the opportunity to progress into professional employment.

You also have the opportunity to attend national trade shows, including the London 2015 Games Exhibition at Earls Court as well as ‘The Gadget Show Live’ where you will see some of the latest products in technology.

Next Steps

Students who complete this course may progress on to the Level 3 Extended Diploma in IT or on to Higher Education (with significant UCAS points), or you could enter full-time employment as an IT technician or within computer retail. Alternatively, you could enter the apprenticeship scheme at an advanced level.

Tuition Costs

No tuition fees are payable for students aged 16 – 18 on 31 August 2016


James - BTEC Level 3 90 Credit Diploma Information Technology

As an award winner, my time here has been incredibly fruitful and I am thankful to the staff who have helped me along the way. I hope I continue to be successful and would recommend this course to anyone thinking about coming to study here.