BTEC Nationals Information Technology (2016 and 2017)

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Introducing your new BTEC Nationals in Information Technology

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Certificate 

  • Intended as a basic introduction to the study of IT alongside other fields of study.
  • Supports progression to a wide range of higher education courses, not necessarily in IT.

Specification

Specification - Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Certificate in Information Technology
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Extended Certificate 

  • Part of a programme of study including other courses, e.g. BTEC Nationals or A levels.
  • An introduction to the study of creating IT systems to manage and share information alongside other fields of study supporting progression to a wide range of higher education courses, not necessarily in computing.

Specification

Specification - Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate in Information Technology
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Guide

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Foundation Diploma

  • Designed as a one-year full-time course or a full two-year programme when studied alongside further Level 3 qualifications.
  • Designed for students interested in studying a range of IT topics that will enhance their progression to a range of higher education courses not necessarily in IT.  

Specification

Specification - Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma in Information Technology
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Guide

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Diploma (2017)

  • In depth study for learners committed to their study of Computing alongside other qualifications.
  • Supports progression to higher education and employment when combined with other Level 3 subjects.

Specification

Specification - Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in Information Technology
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Extended Diploma (2017)

  • A two year full-time course providing in-depth study of the sector. 
  • Supports progression to higher education and employment.

Specification

Specification - Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Information Technology
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Support for teachers

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Get ready to teach the new BTEC National by downloading a full unit sample from Student Book 1. It includes case studies, research tasks and scaffolded practice activities to help prepare your students for assessment.

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