BTEC Firsts Information Technology (2010)

Here you’ll find support for teaching and studying BTEC Firsts in Information Technology (QCF). Through a combination of practical experience and written assignments, these vocational qualifications provide level 2 learners with the knowledge, skills and understanding needed for a career in the sector.

Units offered include computer systems, IT support, hardware and software, IT security, programming, database design and website production.

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BTEC Firsts in Information Technology specification
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Qualification type:
BTEC First
Qualification title:
Pearson BTEC Level 2 Certificate in IT
Level:
Level 2
Accreditation status:
Accredited
Guided Learning Hours (GLH):
90
Qualification number (QN):
500/9551/1
Qualification framework:
Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF)
Availability:
UK and international
First teaching:
2010
Review date: ? This is the date by which we must have decided to extend, withdraw or replace a qualification.
  • 31 August 2014
Last registration:
  • 31 August 2014
Final certification:
  • 31 August 2016

BTEC Firsts in Information Technology specification
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Qualification type:
BTEC First
Qualification title:
Pearson BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate in IT
Level:
Level 2
Accreditation status:
Accredited
Guided Learning Hours (GLH):
180
Qualification number (QN):
500/9550/X
Qualification framework:
Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF)
Availability:
UK and international
First teaching:
2010
Review date: ? This is the date by which we must have decided to extend, withdraw or replace a qualification.
  • 31 August 2014
Last registration:
  • 31 August 2014
Final certification:
  • 31 August 2016

BTEC Firsts in Information Technology specification
Download PDF | 2.7 MB
Qualification type:
BTEC First
Qualification title:
Pearson BTEC Level 2 Diploma in IT
Level:
Level 2
Accreditation status:
Accredited
Guided Learning Hours (GLH):
360
Qualification number (QN):
500/9552/3
Qualification framework:
Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF)
Availability:
UK and international
First teaching:
2010
Review date: ? This is the date by which we must have decided to extend, withdraw or replace a qualification.
  • 28 February 2015
Last registration:
  • 28 February 2015
Final certification:
  • 31 July 2017
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BTEC Firsts in IT can help you take your first steps towards a career in information technology. You’ll learn essential skills such as IT support and fault diagnosis, programming, database design, website production and digital graphics.

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