Computing and Digital Technologies

Computing - Full Time - Level 3
Course Title
Computing - Full Time - Level 3
Course Code
Mode of Study
Full Time
Pearson BTEC Extended Diploma in IT
Number of Weeks
Entry Requirements
Grade 4 or above in GCSE English and maths and a minimum of two additional GCSEs at grade 4 or above or a strong Merit profile on a relevant Level 2 qualification.
Leads on to
You may choose to progress on to further vocational or academic qualifications at Level 4 such as an HNC or Foundation degree, or at a university, or you may choose to seek an advanced apprenticeship or enter employment in the IT sector.
Additional Information
We are a Microsoft, CompTIA and CISCO approved academy. You will have access to purpose-built state of the art CISCO labs.
This course will extend and deepen your computing and IT related knowledge and will provide you the opportunity to develop a range of skills and techniques, personal skills and attributes essential for successful performance in working life. Year 1:
Communication and Employability
Skills for IT Computer Systems
Information Systems
Software Design and Development
Computer Networks
Website Production
Installing and Upgrading Software
Digital Graphics
Computer Game Platforms and Technologies Year 2:
Managing Networks
Organisational System Security
IT Technical Support
IT Systems Troubleshooting and Repair
Database Design
Client side customisation of web pages
Developing Computer Games
Networked systems Security
Computer Game Design