Pearson BTEC Level 1 Diploma in Information Technology

Apply From: 18th of June 2018
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Entry Requirements

Entry Level 3 Numeracy and Literacy, which will be assessed at your interview.

Who is the course for

This course is for those who wish to pursue a career in games development, focusing on a wide range of aspects including creating websites, basic programming, digital product creation and animated graphics.

Course Content

On this course you will cover a wide variety of theoretical and practical development skills, including such units as;

  • Developing Digital Information Using IT
  • Creating Websites
  • Creating a Computer Program
  • Developing a Digital Product
  • Creating a Digital Animated Graphic By the end of this course you will have developed an independent portfolio showcasing the range of skills you have developed and use this to progress onto the next stage of your education.

Study Methods

This course is classroom taught, with a range of lectures, group work, presentations and workshops. Supplemental online/self study is also recommended.

How is the course assessed

Assessment is through a series of assignments and projects (individual and group based).

Where next - Further Studies

BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate in Information & Creative Technology (Games) or BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate in Information & Creative Technology.

Where next - Job Opportunities

The Games and TV/Film industries are a constantly expanding environment, with job roles developing to cover a broader range of skills and technologies. With jobs in such areas as; animation visualisation, level design, game design, 3D modelling, 3D animation and character design.