BTEC Information and Creative Technology

About the course

This BTEC Level 2 qualification in Information and Creative Technology develops a broad range of knowledge and skills relating to information technology, plus some aspects creative industries, such as computer games development. Studied at Years 10 and 11, the course inspires learners to understand and use technology confidently.

Overview of units

Year 1 topics include:

  • Animation
  • Audio and video
  • Web design
  • Networking and computer system hardware and software

Year 2 topics include:

  • The online world
  • Technology systems
  • Digital graphics
  • Spreadsheet development
  • Multimedia products
  • Installing and maintaining computer hardware and software

Entry requirements

5 GCSE’s or equivalent including Maths and English

Assessment

Your assessment will be two online exams for the two mandatory course components ‘The online world’ and ‘Technology systems’.

Where you can go next

This qualification can lead to more specialised study in IT-related area at Level 3, which can lead on to an apprenticeship, higher education and ultimately, a range of career possibilities relating to IT or other digital industries.

Information from the examination body

Full details of this course can be found at the Pearson website.

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