Level 2 Information Creative Technologies

What entry requirements do I need?

You will need a minimum of: 4 GCSE's A*-D or Equivalent Qualification including Maths and English

What will I learn?

Building on your keen interest for IT and creative environments, this course will help to equip you with the skills valued by employers and give you access to the next level of study.

Over the duration of the course you will gain an understanding of, and develop new skills in the information technology sector. You will explore and examine the online world and the types of systems that are used by individuals and organisations. You will enhance your skills in a number of software programmes to create digital graphics, animation and videos. You will also begin to build a portfolio of your work to demonstrate your capabilities to future employers.

You will study a range of topics including:

  • The online world
  • Technology systems
  • Computing in the workplace
  • Creating digital graphics
  • Creating digital animation
  • Creating digital video
  • Multimedia products development
  • Mobile apps development
  • Computational thinking
  • Spreadsheet development
  • Building a personal computer
  • Database development

Two of your core units will be externally assessed by examination; the remainder of the units will be assessed through assignments and coursework, which will be completed to strict deadlines. You will also receive regular feedback from your tutors about your progress.

What could I progress on to?

On completion of this course you can progress onto our Level 3 Computing qualification, or start an apprenticeship in IT.

With additional training there may be a number of career opportunities available to you including: a Content Creator, a system developer, a technical support worker, an App Developer, or a Website Developer.


Additional Course Details for 17/18

  • Course code 2551
    Course name BTEC in IT (Information Creative Technologies)
    Campus Ore Valley
    Study mode Full-Time
    Start date 11/09/17
    Duration 36 week (s)

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Sometimes it can be difficult to decide the right level at which to study. The guide below will help you work which level is best for you.

Entry Level

These courses are for students who want to start progressing up the qualifications levels or have no previous qualifications.

Vocational Level 1

You must have a mixture of grades E to G at GCSE to study at this level.

Vocational Level 2

You must have two grade D's and two grade E's at GCSE or a relevant level 1 qualification to study at this level.

Vocational Level 3

These courses are equivalent to A levels, you must have at least four GCSE's at grade C or above or a relevant level 2 qualification.

A Levels

A levels are level 3 courses, you must have or expect 5 A-C grades at GCSE level including Maths and English.
Foundation Degree and Degree Our university courses typically require a relevant level 3 qualification or 120 UCAS points.

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