IT BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate

IT BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate

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Build yourself into a ready made employee to take on the world of IT. This course is perfect for progressing into an IT role or for moving on to university to study an IT related degree.

We are sure you know how to use every filter on Snapchat, but do you know how to schedule social media posts for a business? This course will give you skills to utilise IT in your future employment.

The Extended Certificate is the first year of the course, with an optional second year topping up to the Diploma which will give you enough UCAS points for university.

Duration 1 Year
Study mode Full time
Start date 09/09/2019
Campus Printworks Campus
Course code 71429-01
Fee 16-18 No fees

What you learn

Course themes:

• Information Technology systems

• Creating systems to manage information

• Using social media in business

• Website development

How will you be assessed

Assessment is through portfolio, assignments and external assessments. Your course teachers will guide you through the assignment criteria for each unit and make sure you are prepared to achieve your best.

Where is the course delivered (facilities/classrooms)?

Printworks Campus.

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements can be a range of qualifications that should include minimum of four GCSEs at Grade 4 (C) or above (to include English and preferably maths), or equivalent.

Students should have a genuine interest in IT and a commitment to complete homework and independent study by agreed deadlines.

What’s next

Your options after completing this course are:

  • Continue to year two and top-up to the full Extended Diploma in IT.
  • Continue to year two and top up to the full Diploma in IT.
  • Seek an apprenticeship or relevant employment.
  • Following your diploma, you can also apply to university.

Case Study

Andom Okubagabir


Adnom studied the Extended Certificate and then completed the full Diploma in his second year with Digital & IT at Leeds City College.

Andom enjoyed the experience and flexibility of College education and worked to support himself throughout the qualification. He produced excellent work and has successfully progressed onto the University Centre, studying a foundation degree programme in IT at levels 4 and 5.

Campus Locations

Printworks Campus

Hunslet Road
West Yorkshire
LS10 1JY
0113 3861997
Nearest train station
Leeds Central Station, 0.7 MilesWebsite