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Pearson BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in IT

Course Code: C3116
Campus: Titanic Quarter
Week Commencing: 11 Sep 17
End Date: 23 Jun 18

The two year full-time BTEC Level 3 Diploma in IT has been developed to enable learners to build the technical skills and knowledge relevant and necessary to work in the computer industry. This course provides a theoretical and practical based qualification which will enable progression to further study, training or employment.  This course is designed to give you an introduction into the exciting IT sector
This course will cover units in the following areas:
• Digital graphics
• Web design
• Programming in languages such a VB.NET, Java
• Computer systems and System security
• Animation
• E-commerce and Information systems

There are regular personal tutorials to help develop your skills, assist with career planning and portfolio building. The course provides an excellent learning experience for future IT specialists who wish to be employed in a variety of computing and technical work, such as programming, website development, technical support, network support, IT technician, helpdesk technician, systems analysts etc. The course will be delivered in a modular format within two semesters per year. An additional module to enhance your employability may also be included as part of the programme. If required, you will also undertake Essential Skills in Literacy and Numeracy.
This is a two year programme which is equivalent to three A Levels. Students may elect to leave after one year gaining a 90 credit diploma which is equivalent to three AS Levels.
This programme of study is likely to include enrichment units which are an additional component to enhance your employability.

This course session is currently closed for enrolment/applications – it may be offered at a later date – please continue to check our website for updates.

Career Opportunities / Progression

Following the completion of the Extended Diploma you may progress to a degree/HND/foundation degree in Computing/Software Engineering/IT. Alternatively the course may lead to employment within the computing/IT sector.

Entry Requirements

Requirements are pre-defined by the College's admissions criteria and will be a minimum of 5 GCSE's at Grade C or above or a level 2 in an IT qualification.


Tuition Fee


All fees are set in accordance with DfE regulations.

Other Information

This course is offered at out Millfield and Titanic campuses.

Contact Information

For further information
Tele: 02890265394/5033

email: [email protected]