Developed in close conjunction with leading employers, BTEC Level 2 Technicals develop transferable workplace skills, such as good communication and the ability to work in a team, which employers have identified as essential for gaining employment in the sector and for progression once the learner is working. At the core of these qualifications is the concept of preparing young people for the working world. Through practical activities and occupationally-fit-for-purpose assessments, learners will gain the skills and behaviours needed for sustainable employment. We have excellent facilities and opportunities for work experience at leading companies. The course features several trips out to companies and visiting speakers will come in and discuss live projects.
The units you study will depend on the pathway you wish to pursue, however both pathways have some shared modules.
5 GCSEs grades A* - D / grade 3 or above (or acceptable alternatives), to include English Language and Maths.
The course involves a combination of externally set and assessed exams, plus coursework and internal assessments. Methods may include:
On successful completion of this course you may wish to progress to one of the following progression options provided by The Sheffield College including:
Career opportunities include but are not limited to:
Will this course suit me?
An ideal student for this course is one who is highly motivated with a desire to learn and wants to develop the technical skills that are required in the Computing industry. Applicants will have an understanding of their career goals and the steps required to achieve them.
Branded uniform may be required. Costs are minimal and payment options will be available.
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