The BTEC ICT course offers a specialist qualification that focuses on particular aspects of employment within the appropriate IT vocational sector. The qualification is practical in nature, there are no exams and students are required to build a portfolio of evidence to achieve the qualification.
The BTEC Level 3 ICT Certificate is equivalent to one GCE AS Level and will be studied in one timetable block. You will study 3 units.
The BTEC Level 3 ICT Subsidiary Diploma is equivalent to one GCE A Level and will be studied in two timetabled blocks over one year or one timetabled block over two years. You study 6 units.
The BTEC is graded as Pass, Merit, Distinction or Distinction * – equivalent to grades E, C, A and A*.
BTEC awards are recognised by most universities as part of your UCAS application and widely respected qualifications for Apprenticeships and Industry.