The Level 1 Diploma for IT Users is designed to encourage you to develop the personal skills and qualities you need for work and to help you achieve your full potential. You will use ICT for the presentation and manipulation of information, learn and apply the basic skills needed by those working in ICT services.
This is the foremost Level 3 vocational qualification in IT for progression to Higher Education or employment and is Year 1 of a 2 Year Course. At the end of the 2nd year of the course you will achieve an Extended Diploma, which is equivalent to 3 A Levels.
You will study 4 mandatory units and 2 optional units.
Unit 1: Information Technology Systems (Mandatory)
Unit 2: Creating Systems to manage Information (Mandatory)
Unit 3: Using Social Media in Business (Mandatory)
Unit 4: Programming (Mandatory)
Unit 6: Website Development
Unit 8: Computer Games Development
The Pearson BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate in ICT provides an effective platform for you to develop skills in the selection and use of appropriate Information and Creative Technology tools and applications.
The qualification aims to give you an awareness of the benefits and drawbacks of ICT and its impact on society.
The course will enable you to:
1) use ICT for the presentation and manipulation of information; 2) gain knowledge and understanding of the prominent features of ICT as used across many industry, commerce and service sectors; 3) gain knowledge and understanding of the hardware and software used to provide ICT services; 4) learn and apply the basic skills and techniques needed by those working in the ICT industries; 5) develop an appreciation of the role played by ICT in society as a whole.