The BTEC Higher National qualifications in Computing for England include enhanced work-related curriculum that is designed to address an increasing need for high quality professional and technical education pathways at Levels 4 and 5, equipping students with the right skills and competencies for the workplace, or progression to further higher education study.
GCSEs at grade C/4 or above in maths and English language (or equivalent) and BTEC level 3 Ext Diploma at Merit Pass Pass or BTEC Diploma at Merit Merit (or equivalent). Normal minimum qualifications required for mature entrants (21 years and above) are a recognised Computing Access course or business experience in the computing industry using IT related skills and successful completion of an aptitude assessment in maths and English Language. Applications from mature students without formal qualifications will be welcomed, especially if you have the motivation to succeed.
What you will Learn
Assessment is evidence based against learning outcomes and assessment criteria set in assignments. There are no examinable units.
Extra Costs Involved
There are no essential additional costs to this course, however, you will need access to a suitable laptop or similar for work outside of teaching hours.
Exam Validation Body
Pearson Education Ltd (Formerly EDEXCEL)
Hours Per Week
14 hours per week
How Long To Complete
This course takes 2 years to complete with full-time study.
For further information please email HEenquiries@tcg.ac.uk
Although every care has been taken to ensure that the information contained within this document is accurate, there may be changes to this programme and provision. We will endeavour to keep prospective and current students updated where appropriate and when the information becomes available.