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BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma in Information Technology (RQF) (Equiv. 1.5 A-Levels)

Level 3
Full-Time
22/23
6017576X
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Overview

This course is a specialist, work-related qualification in Computing. It is a 1 year course consisting of 6 units. It is equivalent to 1.5 A Levels. Units are assessed either internally (4) or externally (2) and are both practical and theory based. This course will be taught through lectures, demonstrations, workshops and groupwork.

You will study the relationship between hardware and software, managing and communicating information and data and the principles of designing and developing digital technologies and processes to support organisations. The qualification also includes a choice of optional units covering areas such as data modelling and analytics, computer games development, mobile internet technologies, creative technologies, software testing and enterprise for IT. Students will use the College VLE (virtual learning environment) to access course materials and additional resources; this is also accessible from outside the College using the Internet.

4 Core Modules: Information Technology Systems; Creating Systems to Manage Information; Using Social Media in Business and Programming.

2 additional Modules from the following: Data Modelling and Website Development *These modules are subject to variation depending on local needs.

Four GCSEs grade C and above or equivalent, subject to interview. Any students who have not achieved a grade C in GCSE Maths or English will undertake Essential Skills in Numeracy and Literacy or GCSE Maths.

The qualification is both coursework and exam based.

Progression to second year to achieve an Extended Diploma in IT equivalent to three A Levels. Successful completion of the Extended Diploma in IT will attract UCAS points to allow learners to progress to Higher Education at University or learners can choose the route into

Possible employment opportunities include roles such as Administrator, Animator, IT Trainer / Teacher, Programmer, Technical Sales, Technical Support or Web Designer.

This one year course is equivalent to 1.5 A levels.*The fees quoted are payable for each year.

4 Available Sessions

*The fees quoted are per annum and are payable for each year of the course’s duration.

cookstown

Full-Time

P3760CF10A

Session Code

1 Year(s)

Duration

Further Education

Mode of Study

15

Hours per Week

34

Number of Weeks

Interview Required

22/23

Academic Year

01/09/2022

Start Date

Subject to Timetable

Day/s

Total Full Fee N/A

Total Concessionary Fee N/A

Full Fee Breakdown

**Concession Fee Breakdown

Fees Payable Each Year

**Am I eligible for concessionary fees?

dungannon

Full-Time

P3760DF10A

Session Code

1 Year(s)

Duration

Further Education

Mode of Study

15

Hours per Week

34

Number of Weeks

Interview Required

22/23

Academic Year

01/09/2022

Start Date

Subject to Timetable

Day/s

Total Full Fee N/A

Total Concessionary Fee N/A

Full Fee Breakdown

**Concession Fee Breakdown

Fees Payable Each Year

**Am I eligible for concessionary fees?

enniskillen

Full-Time

P3760EF10A

Session Code

1 Year(s)

Duration

Further Education

Mode of Study

15

Hours per Week

34

Number of Weeks

Interview Required

22/23

Academic Year

01/09/2022

Start Date

Subject to Timetable

Day/s

Total Full Fee N/A

Total Concessionary Fee N/A

Full Fee Breakdown

**Concession Fee Breakdown

Fees Payable Each Year

**Am I eligible for concessionary fees?

omagh

Full-Time

P3760OF10A

Session Code

1 Year(s)

Duration

Further Education

Mode of Study

15

Hours per Week

34

Number of Weeks

Interview Required

22/23

Academic Year

01/09/2022

Start Date

Subject to Timetable

Day/s

Total Full Fee N/A

Total Concessionary Fee N/A

Full Fee Breakdown

**Concession Fee Breakdown

Fees Payable Each Year

**Am I eligible for concessionary fees?

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