BTEC Level 2 First Award in Information and Creative Technology

What will I study?

BTEC First in Information and Creative Technology can help you take your first steps towards a career in the digital industry. The course consists of 3 units with the following assessment methods:

Unit 1: The Online World – External exam – On-screen test.

How do websites work? How do emails reach your computer? How does the use of computer applications affect your daily life? This unit provides an introduction to the modern online world. Starting with your own experiences, you will extend your knowledge of online services and investigate the technology and software that supports them.

Unit 3: A Digital Portfolio – Internally examined and externally moderated.

A digital portfolio is an exciting onscreen way to showcase your achievements to potential employers or when applying for a course. It is all about the projects you have created and developed; your use of communication and presentation skills;your capabilities and potential.

Unit 10: Database Development – Internally marked and externally moderated

In this unit you will investigate the features and uses of databases by exploring what they are and what you can do with them.

Factfile

Level: 1 year BTEC Level 2 course

Entry Requirements: General College entry requirements for Level 2 courses. Grade 3 in English Language is recommended but not essential.

Related Subjects: Level 2 Business

Contact: Mr A. S. Frost

Email: auh@holycross.ac.uk

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