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Digital and IT

Level 3 BTEC National Extended Diploma in Information Technology

Full Time

Course Overview

Year one: Level 3 BTEC National Foundation Diploma in Information Technology 

Year two: Level 3 BTEC National Extended Diploma in Information Technology 

This is the second year of the qualification, it is a one year course that aims to develop your knowledge and practical skills ready for a specialist career in IT or progression to university, with the opportunity to take industry standard qualifications. 

Course Content

Year 1 - National Foundation Diploma in IT

  • Using Social Media in Business
  • Creating Systems to Manage Information
  • Programming
  • Information Technology Systems
  • Website Development
  • Computer Games Development

Year 2 - Extended Diploma in IT
  • IT Project Management
  • IT Service Delivery
  • Cyber Security and Incident Management
  • Business Process Modelling Tools
  • Three other optional pathways to choose from : The Internet of Things, Cloud Storage and Collaboration Tools, Software Testing, Big Data and Business Analytics, IT Technical Support and Management, Enterprise in IT

Entry Requirement

Level 3 BTEC National Foundation Diploma in Information Technology


This course is assessed via two externally set examinations and ten internally set assignments

Where does this course lead to

A specialist career in IT, or university or Higher Education programmes

UCAS points for this course:
Year two: Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in Information Technology
D*D*D* (168)
D*D*D (160)
D*DD (152)
DDD (144)
DDM (128)
DMM (112)
MMM (96)
MMP (80)
MPP (64)
PPP (48)

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Course Outline

Course Code: CF75
Study Mode: Full Time
Location: Basingstoke
Start Date: 12/09/2022
Duration: 1 Year
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