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High School

BTEC Information Technology

The BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in IT is an applied vocational qualification, equivalent in size to three A-Levels. 

The BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate in IT is equivalent to 1 A-Level. 

The course is for post-16 learners who want to continue their education through various applied vocational scenario based learning with the view to progress to higher education or an IT based apprenticeship in the IT sector. This course has a great track record of students going on to highly valued apprenticeship programmes with leading organisations in the industry. The qualification gives learners the knowledge and practical skills that many employers look for as the new BTEC qualifications have been created in collaboration with leading organisations in the sector.


Talks and visits to technology companies are arranged for students on the BTEC course to gain a deeper understanding of the application of computing and technology concepts in the real world and to help understand apprenticeships. 


Head of Faculty: Paul Fuller 

Head of Computer Science: Manisha Sanghani