Level 3 BTEC Diploma

Information Technology Level 3


Level 3

Career Sector


Available At

Seevic Palmer's

Start Date


Course overview

This course would be beneficial to anyone who wishes to work in the innovative, exciting and fast-paced world of ICT.

Using a variety of communication skills, you'll gain an understanding of the skills employers want and how to adapt messages to your audience. You will also learn about the types of information held in the workplace.

This academic course includes a reasonable amount of employer engagement, manifested in live briefs and project work as well as Work Experience.

Entry requirements

  • At least five GCSEs at grade C/4 or above including English Language or Maths. If your English Language is a D/3, your Maths must be at least a C/4 and vice versa


  • A Level 2 BTEC Diploma or above and GCSE English Language or Maths at grade C/4 or above
  • Grade C/4 or above in GCSE Maths
  • Grade C/4 or above in GCSE English Language

What will I study?



Mandatory Modules

Communication and Employability Skills for IT

Computer Systems

Information Systems

Optional Modules

Computer Systems


Managing Networks

Organisational Systems Security


Computer Networks

IT Technical Support

Project Planning with IT

Maintaining Computer Systems

Website Production

Installing and Upgrading Software

Computer Animation

2D Animation Production

Spreadsheet Modelling

Impact of the Use of IT on Business Systems

Communication Technologies

Why study Information Technology Level 3 at USP?

Designed with your future in mind, our courses have been written in collaboration with Higher Education institutions and industry specialists to ensure that they are fully relevant to your progression in the IT industry. Students can also join our College Company, Utopia.

What could I do next?

After completing this course you will be able to study a higher level qualification at college or a degree at university in this field.

You could also gain employment in the industry with the new practical skills you have learnt.

Many of our former students have gone on to university to study degree courses in related fields like Computer Science, Network Engineering, Web Design and Coding. Some students have gone on to Apprenticeships or taken jobs such as Trainee Support Technicians with local and London-based companies.

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