Information Technology

Information Technology

Information Technology

Information Technology

The BTEC Level 3 Information Technology course is a practical, work-related programme. This course qualification is designed for learners who are interested in an introduction to the study of creating Information Technology (IT) systems to manage and share information. This course is particularly useful for you if you would like to complement your A Level study programme and/or develop confidence in the use of IT for employment or study at university.

QMC offers a wide range of courses within the field of Digital Technology; Electronics, Computer Science & Information Technology. Whether your interests lie in artificial intelligence, cyber security or games development, our range of courses will give you the opportunity to develop your digital abilities using the latest software, in dedicated labs, using state-of-the-art equipment. The skills you learn will help you make a successful transition directly into employment, onto a higher-level apprenticeship, or allow you to apply to the most selecting of universities. Whatever your ambition, improving your digital skills will help you get there.

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TEACHING METHODS

In the Information Technology course, you will learn by completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands. As well as learning about the employment area you have chosen, you develop the skills you need for the workplace or for a course in higher education.

Where can this course take me?

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The course provides transferable knowledge and skills that prepare learners for progression to university or employment.

The transferable skills that universities and employers value include:

  • the ability to learn independently
  • the ability to research actively and methodically
  • the ability to give presentations and be active group members

The BTEC Extended Certificate in IT will allow progression to a variety of degrees when combined with other suitable Level 3 qualifications, whilst companies in the Basingstoke area offer a wide range of apprenticeships or jobs that you could apply for after achieving this qualification.

Over the next decade, jobs in IT will grow five times faster than the UK average.” – Department for Business, Innovation and skills.

EXTRA-CURRICULAR ENRICHMENT OPPORTUNITIES

We offer a wide range of extra-curricular enrichments for students to develop their abilities and try something new, beyond the classroom. Students are able to enrol in competitions such as the Cyber Centurion Challenge, strengthening skills such as team work and communication. Among a large variety of enrichments at QMC, as an IT student, you can get involved in a variety of enrichments that also relate to your course such as:

  • Ethic in Sciences
  • Minecraft For All
  • Tabletop Games
  • Esports Escapism

Ben Todman

QMC provides a mature learning environment, where you make the leap from a teenager to an adult. Teachers treat you with respect and the environment is relaxed yet motivating. Students around you all share the same motivation to succeed as you. – Everest Community Academy

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