Homewood School & Sixth Form Centre, Ashford Road, Tenterden, Kent. TN30 6LT
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The 360 guided learning hours (GLH) (usually six months) provides a qualification which is equivalent to one A level. The BTEC National Award offers a specialist qualification that focuses on particular aspects of employment within the appropriate vocational sector.
To give students the skills they need to either gain employment in the IT sector or continue their studies to degree level. The course is aimed at students who have a specialist interest in IT and Computing.
All units are centre-assessed and externally moderated by Edexcel. There are no timetabled exams for this qualification; candidates may complete 6 units over 2 years. The full award and units from this qualification are graded as Pass, Merit or Distinction.
Unit 1 (core): Communication and employability skills for ICT
Unit 2 (core): Computer Systems
Unit 3: Information Systems
Unit 21: Website Management and Production
Unit 24: Digital Graphics and Computers
Unit 27: Principles of computer networks