Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in IT

Course: IT Extended Diploma - Year 2
Code: QSEDL3ICT1/F012H
Location: Hartford Campus
Dates: 11/09/2017 to 29/06/2018
Times: 09.10 to 16.30
Hours/week: 11.00
Weeks: 34

Course: IT Extended Diploma - Year 1
Code: QSEDL3ICT1/F011H
Location: Hartford Campus
Dates: 11/09/2017 to 05/07/2019
Times: 09.10 to 16.30
Hours/week: 11.00
Weeks: 34

COURSE BREAKDOWN

Email:
info@midchesh.ac.uk

Phone:
01606 74444

What is the programme structure?

This is a practical course that will develop your skills in IT/Computing and allow you to study a wide range of specialisms.

This course will allow you to develop your skills and knowledge in a variety of IT specialisms. A wide range of topics are covered on this course, the units delivered is dependent on student numbers and demand. Units include software development and computer programming, databases and spreadsheets, digital graphics and web design. More technical options include software and hardware configuration and support, networking and system security.

Who is the programme for?

The programme is for anyone who wishes to make a career in computing or improve their employment prospects by gaining skills relevant to the workplace.

How long does it take to complete?
2 years

What qualifications do I need?

4 GCSEs at grade A* - C or equivalent, including Maths or English C or above.

What does it include?

This course includes a Study Programme to provide learners with a coherent and enriching curriculum which will provide them with the academic, social and employability skills to progress to further or higher education or employment.

The content of the study programme is designed to broaden the learner experience beyond the main qualification of study.

The key theme of Study Programmes at Level 3 will be the development of personal, social and enterprise skills to enable progression to higher levels of study or employment.

As well as your core qualification you will study GCSE or Functional Skills in English or Maths plus English and maths development as part of the core qualification.

Learners will also undertake personal progress planning and pastoral education. Plus additional personal development activity which may include work experience and projects.

Are there any special facilities for the programme?
The College has specialist computer workshops.

Will there be any extra costs involved?

There are no extra costs. Trips and visits money is collected at enrolment.

How is the programme assessed?
There will be continuous assessment of practical work and some written assignments.

What award will I achieve?
Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in IT

Examining/Validating Body:
EDEXCEL.

What can I do next?

You will be able to progress on to the Foundation Degree in ICT at Mid Cheshire College or a relevant HND or degree at other Colleges/Universities. There are employment opportunities at trainee level within a wide range of ICT contexts.

Equal Opportunities:

Mid Cheshire College is committed to the implementation of a policy to achieve equality of opportunity for all staff, students and members of the community it serves. In doing so the College will actively work to achieve equality regardless of age, race, skin colour, disability, gender, marital status, sexuality and faith.

The College supports the government initiative ‘Every Child Matters’ and ‘Youth Matters’ and all courses include elements which contribute to students achieving the five outcomes, namely, being healthy, staying safe, enjoying and achieving, making a positive contribution and achieving economic well-being.

How do I get further information?

Contact the college on 01606 74444 alternatively visit the website www.midchesh.ac.uk or email info@midchesh.ac.uk For students aged 19 years and over at the start of the course please contact the college for further information on the course fee.



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