Christian Head, Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria, CA17 4HA

017683 71693

Kirkby Stephen Grammar School

A Co-operative Academy

Digital IT

BTEC Level 2 Tech Award in Digital IT 

Board: BTEC

Component 1 - coursework - 30% of total mark 

Exploring User Interface Design Principles and Project Planning Techniques

Students will investigate, plan/design and develop a working user interface for a game/computer program.

Component 2 - coursework - 30% of total mark

Collecting, Presenting and Interpreting Data.

Students will collect and manipulate data using a dashboard they have designed to enable them to draw conclusions from the data.

Component 3 - 1 hour and 30 minutes external exam - 40% of total mark

A synoptic exam based on theories learned through components 1 and 2 including how to use technology responsibly. In this component, students will also learn about how organisations can use technology safely and about the cyber security issues when working in a digital organisation.

Is This Course for You?

The knowledge and skills students develop in this course will give them a basis for further study in a range of subject areas, including computing, IT, engineering, creative and scientific subjects at ‘A’ level, or for an apprenticeship or traineeship where the understanding of technology will be relevant.

Key Subject Aims

To develop practical transferrable IT skills for further study or employment