IT BTEC Foundation Diploma Level 3

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Enter the fast-paced world of IT after studying our insightful IT course. You’ll learn how to create systems that can effectively store and manage information. You will also design and develop your own website. You’ll learn how to program and will also learn about data modelling and how it supports database management.


Who is this course for?

If you’re in year 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.

Benefits / Skills

  • Design and develop your very own website.
  • Program using industry standard programming languages.
  • Understand the data modelling process.
  • Use social media in a business context.
  • Entry Requirements

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

    Career Progression

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

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    Course Details


    1 year

    Study Type

    Full time

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    Course Fee (16-18)

    No fee

    Course Facts


    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.

    Labour Market

    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)

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