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IT BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma

Subject Area: ICT
Level: CTEC Level 3 Diploma
Exam Board: Edexcel/Pearson
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What do I need to study this course?

You should have grade 4 or above in GCSE English and GCSE Maths. Alternatively, you must have a merit in a level 2/intermediate ICT course.


What will I study?

This course is 100% coursework based (no written exams). The IT BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma aims to develop your understanding of broad and diverse areas of information technology. Students will learn to use various industry software packages (Fireworks, Photoshop, Visual Studio, Dreamweaver, Blender etc.).

The topics you will study are:

  • Employability and Communication Skills
  • Computer Systems
  • Game Platforms and Technologies
  • Digital Graphics
  • HCI
  • Website Production
  • Developing Computer Games
  • Information Systems
  • Event Driven Programming (coding)
  • Web Scripting
  • Database Design
  • 3D Modelling

This course is equivalent to 1 A level


What next?

This course will provide you with an excellent opportunity to progress to university. It is a good foundation for the study of a computing or software engineering degree. The Digital Age has a great need for the skills acquired in this course and therefore it is also of use to those students who would rather move on to an apprenticeship or directly into employment within any business or industry.

Did you know?

According to IBM, 90% of data in the world today has been created in the last 2 years.