BTEC National Information Technology (Old Specification)

Exam Board


Course Entry Requirement

Grade 4+ English and 4+ in Mathematics

Course Overview

This course is 100% coursework. The units that are covered are below:
1 A Level - 6 units
Communication and Employability Skills for IT
Computer Systems
Information Systems
Developing Computer Games
Website Production


100% coursework. We offer 1 A Level equivalent - 6 units,

Support Materials

BTEC Level 3 National Information Technology Book 1 by Karen Anderson and Alan Jarvis.

Any Specialist Equipment Required?

Access to internet and PC / Laptop – We have lots of access to these facilities in school, but students will be expected to complete work electronically outside of school.

Key Dates

One Unit completed by the end of each term..

Clubs or Interventions

Monday - Friday – Lunch club & after school 3.00pm – 4.30pm

Future Careers/Uni Courses

Most universities accept BTEC courses.
  • Information Technology
  • Information Systems
  • Communications & Networking
  • Computer Science
  • Games Development
  • IT and Statistics
  • Cyber Security
  • Artificial Intelligence
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