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IT & Creative Technology - Level 2 BTEC Certificate

Available for applications

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Useful Information

Mode of Study: Full time

Level:  2

Duration:  1 year

Awarding/validation body:  Edexcel

Course Overview

The aims of all qualifications in the BTEC First suite in Information and Creative Technology are to:

  • Inspire and enthuse learners to consider a career in the Information and Creative Technology sector 
  • Give learners the opportunity to gain broad knowledge and understanding of, and develop skills in, the Information and Creative Technology sector 
  • Support progression to specialised Level 3 qualifications in Information and Creative Technology, or to an Apprenticeship 
  • Give learners the potential opportunity, in due course, to enter employment in a wide range of job roles.

Course Highlights
  • Add breadth to learners’ knowledge and understanding of the Information and Creative Technology sector as part of their career progression and development plans
  • Support learners who have had some achievement in their Key Stage 4 programme and who wish to ‘top up’ their Level 2 achievement to progress to employment or other qualifications.

Career Opportunities & Further Study

The BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Certificate in Information and Creative Technology provides the knowledge, skills and understanding for Level 2 learners to progress to:

  • Other Level 2 vocational qualifications and related competence-based qualifications for the Information and Creative Technology sector
  • Level 3 vocational qualifications, such as BTEC Nationals, specifically the Pearson BTEC Level 3 National in Information and Creative Technology.


This course is assessed through 75% internal assessment of coursework and 25% external exam.

The exam board for this course is Edexcel.

Entry Requirements
Two 2 and three 3 grades at GCSE including English and Mathematics minimum Grade 2 or equivalent qualifications (a Pass or higher at BTEC Level 2 is accepted as part of the GCSE Grades).

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