BTEC Nationals in IT - Level 3

Course Content

 

Units studied in Y12 (Certificate):

Unit 2: Creating Systems to Manage ICT

 Unit 3: Using Social Media in Business

 

Units studied in Y13 (Extended certificate):

Unit 1: Information Technology Systems

Unit 6: Website Development

 

Year one

Assessments

Unit 2: Creating Systems to Manage ICT (90 GLH)

  • Task set and marked by exam board.

  • Students complete, in controlled conditions, a practical task tackling an everyday challenge; some tasks also draw on pre-released information.

 

Unit 3: Using Social Media in Business (90 GLH)

  • Task set and marked by internal assessors.

  • Written submission

  • Internally assessed

  • Opportunity to act on assessor feedback

 

Year two

Assessments

  • Unit 1: Information Technology Systems

 

  • Written examination.

  • 2 hours.

  • 33.3% Extended Certificate

 

 

  • Unit 6: Website Development

  • Task set and marked by internal assessors.

  • Written submission

  • Internally assessed

  • Opportunity to act on assessor feedback

 

 

Progression into careers via:

A wide range of undergraduate courses

Apprenticeships

Setting up your own business

Length of Course:

Certificate : 1 year               Extended Certificate : 2 years

 

Examination Board:

Edexcel

 

Periods Per Week:

5 x 1 hour lessons

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