BTEC Technical Advanced Certificate (Equivalent to 1 A Level)
This is an excellent course to study alongside an A Level, if you are considering a degree or career in information systems, computer animation, website design or database administration.
Information Technology is a good pathway to combine with business information systems and project management.
This qualification is equivalent to one A Level and should be taken alongside other A Level subjects.
The course will help you to select and use appropriate ICT tools and techniques to carry out investigations. You will learn how to capture and handle data, solve problems, make decisions and present information. In addition to this, you will become aware of the impact of ICT on the way people live and work, plan and manage projects and work effectively, independently and with others.
Topics you will study include creating systems to manage information, using social media to manage information, information technology systems and website development.
- Minimum five GCSEs at grade 9-5
- English and Maths at minimum grade 5
Your work will be assessed by coursework and an exam.