Digital: Coding Academy – BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma
BTEC Level 3
This Level 3 course has been developed for students with a strong interest in computer programming & IT who want to combine work placements with academic study.
- Type of study
Availability & Details
Five GCSEs at grade 5 or above including both English Language and Mathematics.
Over the course of two years students will study units designed to provide a fundamental understanding of IT and programming concepts. Students are expected to be self-motivated to complete at least 12 weeks of work experience (over the two year course) and undertake a work related project. Some self-study is required.
If you want to focus on your programming skills, learn new languages and enter into a career as a website developer, software developer or related field then this course is for you.
On this course you will study:
- Communication and employability skills in IT
- Computer systems
- Software design and development
- Procedural programming
- Event driven programming
- Website production
- Organisational security
- Object oriented programming
Through a schedule of assignments throughout the study programme with pass, merit and distinction criteria.
An ideal platform for those wishing to progress into a career in the digital industry with a focus on software development through an apprenticeship or following further study on an HNC/D or Degree programme.
Future Career Opportunities
College is definitely worth all the effort you put in, you get to meet lots of different people and it’s amazing.Ebony Puttock, A Level student
My experience at the college has been really good, it’s been really rewarding, all the lecturers were so lovely and supportive there’s no way I could have done it without them - the teaching has been outstanding.Lucie Brooks, A Level student
My experience with the teaching and support was really well, as I’m dyslexic, they helped me a lot and I’ve achieved good grades, so I’m really pleased.Thomas McCann, A Level student