The BTEC Level 3 qualification in ICT is a mixed course covering both practical and theoretical ICT concepts. The course allows students to further develop their skills and knowledge of ICT through a number of challenging, interesting and relevant units.

You will develop deep practical skills and understanding, and an internationally recognised qualification, highly valued by employers and higher education establishments.


In Year 12, the Using Social Media in Business unit is assessed through internally assessed controlled assessment tasks. The Creating Systems to Manage Information unit is externally assessed through an end of year 10 hour practical controlled assessment task.

In Year 13, the Information Technology Systems unit is assessed through an externally set two hour exam. The Web Development Unit is assessed through a range of internally assessed controlled assessment tasks.

What Next?

Students who have completed their A Level in this subject have gone on to study degrees in Information and Communication Technology, Web Development, Cyber Security with Digital Forensics and other associated degrees.

Information & Communication Technology Subject Leader: Mr S Fraser

Syllabus: BTEC Level 3 (NCF) Extended Diploma in IT

Course Specification: Edexcel BTEC

Qualification: Level 3