This qualification is a technical level qualification which will help the learner to move up to a Higher Education (HE) qualification. It will give the learner an excellent foundation at technician level and can be incorporated into an apprenticeship..
The Pearson BTEC Level 3 Nationals in IT are accredited on the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) .
The BTEC qualification in this specification has been developed in the IT sector to:
give education and training for IT employees,
give IT employees opportunities to achieve a nationally recognised level 3 vocationally-specific qualification,
give full-time learners the opportunity to enter employment in the IT sector or to progress to vocational qualifications such as the Edexcel BTEC Higher Nationals in Computing and Systems Development
give learners the opportunity to develop a range of skills and techniques, personal skills and attributes essential for successful performance in working life.