Who is it for?
Anyone who has an interest or a flair with IT and who wants to explore the employment opportunities using IT skills and knowledge.
This qualification can lead to more specialised study in IT-related area at Level 3, which can lead on to an apprenticeship, higher education and ultimately, a range of career possibilities relating to IT or other digital industries.
This is a nationally recognised vocational course that could lead to further education in Sixth Form in a vocational qualification at Level 3, such as a BTEC Nationals in Information Technology, which prepares learners to enter employment or apprenticeships, or to move on to higher education by studying a degree in the IT sector.
It can easily lead on to careers in: E-Commerce, Business Administration, Network Management, Finance, Software Engineering, Systems Analysis, Marketing, Web Development, Web Administration, Programming, Knowledge Management, Telecommunications
There are also a wide variety of apprenticeship opportunities available in the ICT industry that can be an excellent way to start a career working for well-established organisations such as IBM, Unilever and Siemens.