Extended Certificate in Information and Creative Technologies – Level 2
This qualification enables you to gain a broad knowledge of IT subjects, to explore the opportunities offered in the IT sector and to acquire appropriate vocational skills.
Course Information for Students
Who is this course for?
This qualification enables you to gain a broad knowledge of IT subjects, to explore the opportunities offered in the IT sector and to acquire appropriate vocational skills. You will study how IT is used to communicate within businesses, the career opportunities available in the IT industry, how businesses use spreadsheets and databases, and how to present information effectively.
You will also develop your skills in maths and English, which will support your main programme of study, help your future progression and enhance your life skills.
You need four GCSEs at grade D or above (grade 3 or above), to include English and/or Maths. You will be expected to re-sit GCSE Maths and/or English if you achieved a grade D (grade 3). Alternatively, you should have a Merit grade qualification at Level 1, along with Level 1 Literacy and Numeracy.
What will you learn?
You are required to complete units from the list below:
- The online world
- Technology systems
- A digital portfolio
- Creating digital graphics
- Mobile apps development
- Spreadsheet development
- Database development
- Software development
- Website development
- Installing and maintaining computer hardware
- Installing and maintaining computer software
- Multimedia products development
You will also take Functional Maths and English and/or GCSE.
How will you learn?
This course will be delivered on-site.
What will you need to bring with you?
You should provide a USB memory stick.
How will you be assessed?
The BTEC involves a combination of coursework and exams – with assessment methods including presentations, posters, observations and various research projects.
Your Functional Skills Maths and English qualification is assessed by a portfolio and online assessment and/or GCSE exams.
You can progress to Level 3 programmes or commence employment at a junior level. Progressing to an apprenticeship is also an option. If choosing to study further at Derby College, you will continue to develop your skills in maths and English.
Who do you contact for more information?
For more information contact Derby College on 0800 0280289 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Course Information for Employers
Information for Employers
This course could lead to one of these careers...
Other Information Technology and Telecommunications Professionals
IT Operations Technicians
Information Technology and Telecommunications Directors
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Course Information Last Updated On: October 21, 2022 5:22 pm