What will I study?
Topic areas studied include three mandatory units and one option unit.
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 using scripting languages
BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate in Information Technology
Students require 5 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
Tasks – Externally Assessed
Assignments – Set and Marked by Thomas Gainsborough School