BTEC National Level 3 Extended Certificate
Examination Board: Pearson
Course Leader: Mr J Partrick
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
What Will I Study?
Unit 1: Information Systems (Externally Assessed)
Learners study the role of computer systems and the implications of their use in personal and professional situations.
Unit 2: Creating Systems to Manage Information (Externally Assessed)
Learners study the design, creation, testing and evaluation of a relational database system to manage information.
Unit 3: Using Social Media in Business (Internally Assessed)
Learners explore how businesses use social media to promote their products and services. Learners also implement social media activities in a business to meet requirements.
Unit 6: Website Development (Internally Assessed)
Learners investigate website development principles and they design and develop a website.
BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate in Information Technology, equivalent to one A level.
Students require five GCSEs at 9-5 including English, Maths and Science. GCSE Computer Science Grade 4 and above for Computing and GCSE ICT Grade 4 and above for Information Technology.
Written exam – Externally assessed
Controlled Assessment – Externally assessed
Coursework Assignments – Set and marked by Thomas Gainsborough School.
University to study courses such as:
• Business Information Technology
• Business Computing and IT
• Computing Forensics
• Digital Technology Solutions
• Computer Hardware and Software Engineering
• Digital Technology Innovation
• Computer and Cyber Forensics
Alternatively, you have acquired skills to support you in many future careers, such as:
• IT consultant
• Cloud Architect
• Computer Forensic Investigator
• Health IT Specialist
• Mobile Application Developer
• Web Developer
• Software Engineer
• Information Technology Vendor Manager
• Data Modeller
• Geospatial Professional
• Cyber Security Analyst
• Game Developer
• IT Trainer
• Information Systems Manager
|Mr J Partrick||Head of IT & Computer Science||Contact|