BTEC Level 3 ICT

BTEC Level 3 ICT & Computer Science

Learning Resources

Page last updated : 14:34 13th September 2018


The aim of this course is to study the role of computer systems and the implications of their use in personal and professional situations. This micro-site will allow you to access content that you need to enable you to succesfuly complete and pass the course.

How do I pass the unit?

You will be required to undertake training that relates to the specification which will then lead on to either a controlled assessment, exam or an assignment. Please ensure that you see the key dates below and ensure that you are using the learning resources frequently. The following units will be studied during Year 1.

  1.     Scheme of Work from September 2018
  2.     Timetable (as of 13th September 2019)

Unit 1 - Information Technology Systems

Mandatory - 2 Hour Written Examination (90 Marks)

  1.     Unit 1 Specification
  2.     Past Paper (January 2018)

Key Dates


2 Hour Written Exam

TBC - 2019


Unit 2 - Creating Systems to Manage Information

Mandatory - Controlled Assessment - 10 Hours over a period set by Pearson

  1.     Unit 2 Specification

Key Dates


Controlled Assessment

TBC - 2019


Unit 3 - Using Social Media in Business

Mandatory - Internal Assessment

Unit 3 - Using Social Media in Business

  1.     Unit 3 Specification
  2.     Assignment 1

Key Dates


Assignment 1

Set - 14/09/18

Due - 24/09/18


Unit 4 - Programming

Mandatory - Internal Assessment

  1.     Unit 4 Specification

Key Dates


Assignment 1

TBC - 2018

GCSE Computer Science

OCR GCSE Computer Science (J276)

Learning Resources

Page last updated : 15:54 7th September 2018


The aim of this course is to introduce you to the concepts of computational thinking, programming and computing. This micro-site will allow you to access content that you need to enable you to succesfuly complete and pass the course.

How do I pass the unit?

You will be required to undertake training that relates to the specification which will then lead on to the Controlled Assessment. Please ensure that you see the key dates below and ensure that you are using the learning resources frequently.

  1.     Scheme of Work from September 2018
  2.     Useful Links
  3.     J276 Specification
  4.     J276 OCR Scheme of Work
  5.     Homework Diary
  6.     Tracking Book
  7.     Mark Scheme

Key Dates


Programming Task Release Date

TBC - 2020

Controlled Assessment to be undertaken over 20 hours within this time frame

TBC - 2020

Submission Deadline

TBC - 2020

Computer Systems Written Exam

TBC - 2020

Computational Thinking, Algorithms & Programming Written Exam

TBC - 2020

Unit 6 Microcontroller Systems for Engineers

Unit 6 Microcontroller Systems for Engineers

Learning Resources

Page last updated : 09:41 13th September 2018


The aim of this course is to introduce you to the concepts of developing electronic systems using microcontollers. This micro-site will allow you to access content that you need to enable you to succesfuly complete and pass the course.

How do I pass the unit?

You will be required to undertake training that relates to the specification which will then lead on to the Controlled Assessment. Please ensure that you see the key dates below and ensure that you are using the learning resources frequently.

  1.     Scheme of Work from September 2018
  2.     Useful Links
  3.     Introduction to Microcontroller Programming
  4.     Sample Assessment Materials
  5.     What is a Microprocessor?
  6.     Learn Python - Code Academy
  7.     Learn Javascript - Code Academy
  8.     Flowcode - Youtube Video

Key Dates


Task Release Date

24/04/19

Supervised Period Window (Controlled Assessment to be undertaken over 12 hours within this time frame)

29/04/19 - 10/05/19

Submission Deadline

15/05/18

Unit 2 - Delivery of Engineering Processes Safely as a Team

Unit 2 - Delivery of Engineering Processes Safely as a Team

Learning Resources

Page last updated : 10:49 13th September 2018


The aim of this course is to examine engineering processes to create products or deliver a service as a team. This micro-site will allow you to access content that you need to enable you to succesfuly complete and pass the course.

How do I pass the unit?

You will be required to undertake training that relates to the specification which will then lead on to three assignments that will be given to you throughout the academic year. Please ensure that you see the key dates below and ensure that you are using the learning resources frequently.

Unit 2 - Delivery of Engineering Processes Safely as a Team
  1.     Scheme of Work from September 2018
  2.     How to Lay Out An Assignment

Key Dates


Assignment 1 Release Date

TBC

Assignment 1 Submission Date

TBC

Assignment 2 Release Date

TBC

Assignment 2 Submission Date

TBC

Assignment 3 Release Date

TBC

Assignment 3 Submission Date

TBC

BTEC Level 2 First Award in Information Creative Technology

BTEC Level 2 First Award in Information Creative Technology

Learning Resources

Page last updated 07:31 10th September 2018


This course will start with a mandatory online exam; Unit 1, The Online World. It is anticipated that this will be completed by Christmas 2018. From then, you will progress on to Unit 5, Digital Audio, and next year. Unit 13, web Design.This micro-site will allow you to access content that you need to enable you to succesfuly complete and pass the Unit 1 course.

How do I pass the unit?

You will be required to undertake training that relates to the specification which will then lead on to the Online Exam that will be taken in December 2018. Please ensure that you see the key dates below and ensure that you are using the learning resources frequently.

  1.     Scheme of Work from September 2018
  2.     Useful Links
  3.     Resource Pack
  4.     Specification
  5.     Progress Sheet
  6.     Powerpoint Deliverable

Key Dates


Mock Exam

Week 6 - 15-18/10/18

Unit 1 Exam

Week 13 - 10-14/12/18

You will only get one chance to sit this exam.