The Pearson BTEC Level 2 in Information Technology qualification is designed to give students the opportunity to explore the IT sector, gaining the knowledge, understanding and skills that they need to prepare for employment. Students will learn essential skills such as IT support and fault diagnosis, programming, database design, website production and digital graphics.
The course is meant for applicants who do not hold a Cambridge School Certificate (SC) or equivalent. Students who complete the level 2 qualification can progress to Level 3 qualifications which are equivalent to A levels or to a University Foundation Course.
Course Learning Outcomes:
| give full-time learners the opportunity to enter employment in the IT sector or to progress to Level 3;
| provide education and training for IT employees;
| give learners the opportunity to develop a range of skills and techniques, personal skills and attributes essential for successful performance in working life.
Year 1 Semester 1:
| Communication in the IT Industry Products
| Installing Computer Hardware
| Installing Computer Software
| Working in the IT Industry
Year 1 Semester 2:
| Computer Systems
| Setting up an IT Network
| IT Security
Entry classes will be provided
| Grade 10 or equivalent