BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate in IT (taught at Clarendon College)
This qualification provides students with the equivalent of 1 A level
Exam Board – Edexcel Pearson
|Unit||Level||Title||Mode of assessment||Brief outline of module|
|1||L3||Information Technology Systems||External exam||
Written examination set and marked by Pearson.
· 90 marks.
· Two hours.
|2||L3||Creating Systems to Manage Information||Task externally moderated by the exam board||
A task set and marked by Pearson and completed under supervised conditions.
· The supervised assessment period is ten hours arranged over a number of sessions in a 1 week assessment period timetabled by Pearson.
· Completed using a computer and submitted electronically.
· 66 marks.
|3||L3||Using Social Media in Business||Assignment –internally moderated||Learners explore how businesses use social media to promote their products and services. Learners also implement social media activities in a business to meet requirements.|
|L3||Optional unit||Assignment –internally moderated||An optional unit to be chosen nearer the time from a variety of areas.|
A practical IT qualification provides many opportunities, for employment and further study, at A2 and Degree level. IT is a ‘life skill’ and the sorts of skills you will be gaining on this course will be useful in just about every employment field in the 21st Century.