Comments about Course - BTEC National Diploma for IT Practitioners (General) - At the institution - Westminster - Greater London
You will need a minimum of 4 GCSEs at grade C (or above) or GNVQ Intermediate at Level 2 or BTEC First Diploma. You should also have Level 2 Literacy and Numeracy skills and experience of using ICT.
Duration of course:
Two years, full time.
Where does it lead?
The course is an advanced course equivalent to 3 ‘A’ levels. The student can go straight into work as a junior IT user, or progress to university as entry into a BTEC HND or Degree course.
What does it include?
The course covers a variety of common and technical areas within the field of Information and Computing Technology.
There are a total of 18 different units that will be taught.
Some of the subjects areas include:
· Computer Systems
· Software Applications
· Introduction to Software Development
· Website Management
· Communication Technology
· Business Information Systems
There will also be units where you will study business calculations and communication skills. The course is assessed on a combination of coursework, in class tests and external assessments.