3D Modelling, Web & Social Media Development

BTEC , Level 3
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What Our Students Say

“The decision that made me pick between here and other places was when I came to the open day everyone was just really friendly and open, and it just felt like a really welcoming environment to be in.”


“So the tutors are great for a number of reasons – they’re casual, you don’t feel like you’re being forced to do anything that’s uncomfortable, they’re not strict, they’ll have a laugh with you if you want to and they know how to get stuff done when they need to if we’re on a bit of a time crunch, but they also know how to have a bit of fun and not put pressure on you – and they’re great, they’re always there to give you information if you need it for at-home tasks and they’re always on Google Hangouts to message you if you need anything and they get back to you really quickly.”


I think I’ve really enjoyed the fact that I’ve had to make new friendships, especially because I didn’t know anyone coming in – but after the first few weeks I think I’ve adapted to it really well.


Did you know!

  • You will study in state-of-the-art digital facilities where you’ll be equipped with the knowledge needed to thrive in this growing industry.
  • There are 22,526 jobs in the IT sector in Leeds; this means the IT sector in Leeds has 6% more employees than the national average. (EMSI, 2019).
  • Roles after our digital and IT courses can include web developer, software developer, network engineer, computer systems analyst and cybersecurity analyst.

Course Information


From web development and social media, to creating IT systems, this exciting course gives you practical insight into the Information and Technology industry. You will study in our cutting-edge IT facilities, sharpening your tech and business skills for your future career.

More about STEM


Take the first steps to a career in IT with this practical course. From learning how to create IT systems for information management to leveraging business-led social media skills, you will be immersed in the industry and will gain insight into an exciting career. Additionally, you will also design and create your own website, whilst identifying progression opportunities that align with your goals.

Who is this course for?

If you're in years 11 or 12 and are looking to take the next steps towards your career, these courses are for you. Our vast selection of vocational courses span a range of subjects and combine academic study with practical skills. Study in industry-standard facilities and use our industry links to prepare for progression.

Course units/modules

  • Unit 1 - Information Technology Systems
  • Unit 2 - Creating Systems to Manage Information
  • Unit 3 - Using Social Media in Business
  • Unit 4 - Programming
  • Unit 5 - Data Modelling
  • Unit 6 - Website Development

Benefits and skills

  • Create systems to manage information.
  • Develop your very own website.
  • Leverage business led social media skills such as scheduling posts.
  • Identify progression opportunities that align with your career goals.
  • Entry requirements

    Four GCSEs at grade 4, including English and maths or equivalent qualifications.

    Available Apprenticeships and Progression options

    Further study to top up to a full diploma or extended diploma, an apprenticeship or relevant employment.

    Course details

    Duration: 1 year
    Start Date: 16/09/2024
    Fees (16-18): No fee
    Study Type: Full time
    Course Code: 71429-01
    Fees (Adult): £2,583

    Please note that for all courses starting on 9th September, there will be an induction week, WC 2nd September.

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