BTEC Subsidiary Diploma in Information Technology

Qualification: 
BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma
Level: 
3

Exam Board: Edexcel

Duration: 
2 years

Equivalent to: 1 A level

Course Content:

At Alton College on the BTEC National Subsidiary Diploma in IT you will study:

  • Communication & Employability Skills
  • Computer Animation
  • Computer Systems
  • Data Modelling
  • Digital Graphics
  • Multimedia Design

IT is now embedded in our society and is a vital part of industries as diverse as entertainment, banking and manufacturing. The growth in IT services, networking and data management is a key feature in global economies and the IT job market remains strong. If you are interested in a career in IT or a related field then this two year programme will give you a good understanding across a broad range of IT specialisms.

Assessment:

100% Coursework

Studying at Alton College:

Lessons will take place in our specialist IT centre and will comprise a mix of theoretical and practical sessions. A selection of assignments and homework tasks will be set to cover the unit content. The assignments may be practical, research based or theoretical.

Entry requirements:

Students should normally have achieved at least five GCSEs at grade 9-4. For GCSEs which remain with the old grading system, a Grade 4 is equivalent to a Grade C. Alternatively, if you have studied at Level 2, you should have achieved a merit or above. Vocational courses are an ideal qualification for students who prefer coursework.

Course costs:

None - online course textbook is available.

BTEC Subsidiary Diploma in IT works well with:

Art
Business
Engineering
English
Humanities
Media
Photography
Psychology
Sport