|2017 BTEC Information Technology|
|Pearson BTEC Extended Certificate in Information Technology
This qualification is designed for learners who are interested in an introduction to the study of creating IT systems to manage and share information, alongside other fields of study, with a view to progressing to a wide range of higher education courses, not necessarily in IT.
Learners will develop a common core of IT knowledge and study areas such as the relationship between hardware and software that form an IT system, managing and processing data to support business and using IT to communicate and share information.
4 Units – 3 Mandatory / 1 Optional
- U1 Information Technology Systems (Exam)
- U2 Creating Systems to Manage Information
- U3 Using Social Media in Business
- U4 Data Modelling (Spreadsheets) OR Website Development
The new BTEC is the equivalent to 1 full A Level option choice and holds full UCAS points.