This course is the equivalent of 1 GCSE.


This BTEC in ICT can help you take your first steps towards a career in the digital industry. You’ll learn the skills to produce IT systems and software, including databases and websites which will include video, graphics and animations.


The coursework will be a database project on a local business and a website.

Grades awarded are Pass, Merit and Distinction.


Pupils must complete a multiple choice online examination assessed by Edexcel and two large pieces of coursework.

Transferable Skills

–       Communication and organisational skills;

–       Research, analysis and planning;

Problem solving, critical thinking.

Careers Link

BTEC ICT provides students with the technical knowledge, skills and understanding needed in a world increasingly dominated by the use of ICT systems.


Computers are being used more and more in everyday life, therefore the skills learned in ICT will be of value to all students in whatever career they choose. This also an excellent course, if you are considering studying further studies in ICT.


Acting Head of Department: Mr McConville        Email: