BTEC Nationals Computing (2016 and 2017)

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Extended Certificate 

First teach: September 2017
External assessment from: September 2018
Performance tables (England): Applied General (2018)

Applied General

Designed as a one-year full-time course or a full two-year programme when studied alongside further Level 3 qualifications.

Supports further progression in creative media education, to an Apprenticeship or entry level employment in the IT sector.

A Guide to External Assessment: this guide brings together details of support materials and key information for the sector to help prepare your learners for external assessment.

Specification

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in Computing specification
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Guide

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Extended Diploma

First teach: September 2017
External assessment from: September 2018
Performance tables (England): Applied General (2018)

Applied General

Designed as a one-year full-time course or a full two-year programme when studied alongside further Level 3 qualifications.

Supports further progression in creative media education, to an Apprenticeship or entry level employment in the IT sector.

A Guide to External Assessment: this guide brings together details of support materials and key information for the sector to help prepare your learners for external assessment.

Specification

BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Computing specification
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Guide

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Foundation Diploma 

First teach: September 2017
External assessment from: September 2018
Performance tables (England): Applied General (2018)

Applied General

Designed as a one-year full-time course or a full two-year programme when studied alongside further Level 3 qualifications.

Supports further progression in creative media education, to an Apprenticeship or entry level employment in the IT sector.

A Guide to External Assessment: this guide brings together details of support materials and key information for the sector to help prepare your learners for external assessment.

Specification

BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma in Computing specification
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Guide

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Diploma (Tech level)

First teach: September 2017
External assessment from: September 2018
Performance tables (England): Applied General (2018)

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.

A Guide to External Assessment: this guide brings together details of support materials and key information for the sector to help prepare your learners for external assessment.

Specification

BTEC Level 3 National Diplomas in Computing specification
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Guide

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Certificate 

First teach: September 2017
External assessment from: September 2018
Performance tables (England): Applied General (2019)

Applied General

Designed as a one-year full-time course or a full two-year programme when studied alongside further Level 3 qualifications.

Supports further progression in creative media education, to an Apprenticeship or entry level employment in the IT sector.

A Guide to External Assessment: this guide brings together details of support materials and key information for the sector to help prepare your learners for external assessment.

Specification

BTEC Level 3 National Certificate in Computing specification
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Guide

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Diploma 

First teach: September 2017
External assessment from: September 2018
Performance tables (England): Applied General (2019)

Applied General

Designed as a one-year full-time course or a full two-year programme when studied alongside further Level 3 qualifications.

Supports further progression in creative media education, to an Apprenticeship or entry level employment in the IT sector.

A Guide to External Assessment: this guide brings together details of support materials and key information for the sector to help prepare your learners for external assessment.

Specification

BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in Computing specification
Download PDF | 1.6 MB
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