Welcome to the BTEC Information Technology Department
About your course
The course we will be studying is BTEC level 3 Extended Certificate in IT, it is the equivalent to one A level. BTEC’s are assessed differently to A-levels and include a number of practical units as well as coursework. This mixture of exams and coursework means you’re assessed continuously throughout the course duration and not just at the end of year 13.
The exam board for this course is Pearson (Edexcel). Below is the link to the the exam board website
How to prepare for Year 12
The document below has some suggested activities that you could be doing to prepare for year 12 in BTEC IT, it also has some other suggestions for how you could explore IT/Computer Science in more depth.
Good luck and we look forward to meeting you soon.
Do you love using computers?
Are you interested in learning skills that you could apply to almost any job?
Do you enjoy doing coursework as well as exams?