BTEC qualifications are suitable for a wide range of learners. They offer an alternative to more traditional qualifications, combining the best mix of academic and vocational ways of learning. They are recognised by employers and Higher Education institutions. BTECs will develop and enhance the skills that you already have and encourage you to think about relating your learning to real-life situations. BTEC qualifications have been developed to provide specialist work related qualifications in a range of areas.
The courses offered are practical and will give you the opportunity to complete assignments and activities based on realistic situations linked to working environments. They will give you a good feel for what it will be like to be at work as well as developing your communication, IT, time management and teamwork skills. There are no formal exams.
BTEC Diplomas at Level 3 provide the underpinning knowledge, understanding and skills that are needed to prepare for future studies or employment.
This programme is aimed at those who are committed to a career in computing. You will develop a wide range of practical and theoretical skills that may include computer animations, web development, game development and databases.
What it's worth?
Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma 60 credits (1 A-level equivalent)
Level 3 Diploma – 120 credits (2 A-level equivalent)
Level 3 Extended Diploma – 180 credits (3 A-level equivalent)–