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Information Creative Technology – BTEC Level 2 National First Award

Qualification

Level 2

Fees

N/A

Type of study

School Leavers

Dates

  • 09/09/2019 - 26/06/2020 ()

Interview?

Yes

Duration

1 Year

The Information Creative Technology course is perfect if you have a strong interest in pursuing a career in the information technology sector.  The course is designed to inspire and enthuse learners to become technology savvy – to be producers of technology products and systems rather than just be consumers of them. It will give you the opportunity to gain a broad knowledge and understanding of the information technology sector and some aspects of the creative industries e.g. website designer or graphic designer. 

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From School – Four GCSEs at Grade 3 or above, including English and Maths 

From CollegePass in a relevant Level 1 BTEC Diploma together with a controlled assessment. English and/or Maths at level 1 or higher 

 

You will cover the following units:

The Online World 

Digital Portfolio 

Creating Digital Graphics 

Creating Digital Audio 

 

Assessment is through coursework and an online exam.   

 

Successful completion of the programme with a Merit grade or higher makes a level 3 qualification a natural route of progression.  You could also explore related apprenticeships or look to start your career at a junior level however it is important that you also gain your GCSE grade 4 or above in English and Maths. 

You will have various guest speakers from the industry come in throughout the course.

 

You will have access to Computer rooms with industry standard software, a hardware and software lab and a VR room with VR Headsets.