BTEC Level 2 Tech Award in Digital IT
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