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Southfields Academy

Southfields Academy

ICT Level 3

Course Info
Future Opportunities

BTEC Nationals Level 3 in ICT


The creative industries are an important growth area in the U.K, bringing significant cultural and economic benefits.  It is an idea foundation for students, providing them with understanding of media through engagement with media products, production processes and technologies.  This leads to the application of practical and creative skills that transfer easily into the workplace.  Units include:

  • Communication and Employability Skills for IT
  • Computer Systems
  • Information Systems
  • Impact of the use of IT on Business Systems
  • Organisational Systems Security
  • E-Commerce

The course can lead to degree courses in almost any subject particularly Business Studies, IT & Business Studies, IT or Computer Science.  Job opportunities are wide ranging, from website design and development, computer programming, network building, administration to technical media and communications e.g. SKY TV.