Course

Pearson National Foundation Diploma in IT L3

Full Time · Bishop Auckland Campus · Diploma

Start Date:
07 September 2020
Loans/Remissions:
An Advanced Learner Loan is available
Level:
Level 3
Taught at:
Bishop Auckland Campus

Course overview

The units covered in the Foundation Diploma in IT L3, offer students the opportunity to learn the essential knowledge, skills and understating to progress into a variety of areas in the IT industry.

The course covers:

This is the first year of the Extended Diploma or it can be supplementary to other L3 qualification to gain UCAS points.

Course requirements

Minimum 4 GCSE’s at grades 9 - 4 (A* - C) or equivalent, including a C or above in Maths and English, or a Level 2 qualification in a relevant subject area.

What will I do?

This FT course is taught over 3 days a week for 1 year. Core topics covered include: IT Systems & Security, Software Development, Social Media in Business and Web Development. Units are taught in class with a mixture of written and practical activities, assessment is via assignments and externally set tasks and exams.

What will it give me?

You will achieve a BTEC Foundation Diploma in IT L3. This is equivalent 1.5 A Levels at grade A* - C and is awarded the same UcAS points.

Materials needed

Pens & Paper

What can I do when I finish?

Progression internally depending upon achievement, attendance and motivation. Employment opportunities include Website Designer, Games Designer, Graphics Design, Database Designer, Software Design, Programmer, IT Technician, IT Customer Support, Network Developer, System Design, System Analysis and System Support.

What next?

If you would like to apply, please click the "Apply Now" section below and follow the steps. Thank you!

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