Information Technology


An Information Technology (IT) course will give you a detailed understanding of what you need to make it in the ever-evolving world of business and IT.

Ultimately there are a huge variety of careers and opportunities in this incredibly exciting sector.

What’s happening in the industry?

The business and IT sectors are two of the largest employment sectors in the country right now with in excess of 5 million businesses operating across the United Kingdom and counting. In North West Leicestershire we’re home to a number of renowned national companies including Santander, IBM, KPMG and RBS.

Over time the sector will become more global, aiming to win bigger shares of established and emerging markets across the world, meaning exciting new opportunities.


ICT BTEC First Extended Certificate - Full Time

The BTEC First in IT has been developed to provide full-time learners with the IT skills to enter employment or to progress onto Further Education by continuing to study at Level 3.

ICT Extended Diploma Level 3 - Year 1 - Full Time

The BTEC Extended Diploma for IT Level 3 is suitable for students aged 16 upwards. it is designed to equip you with the knowledge, understanding and practical skills required for success in employment in the ICT and computing industries or for entry to a Higher National or Undergraduate Degree programme in Computing.

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