BTEC Level 1/Level 2 Tech Award in Digital Information Technology

Level:
BTEC Level 1/ Level 2

Exam board:
Pearson/Edexcel

Description:

The BTEC Tech Award in Digital Information Technology is a vocational course where you will develop knowledge and skills by applying your learning in a work-related context.
The Award gives learners the opportunity to develop sector-specific knowledge and skills in a practical learning environment; studying the knowledge, understanding and skills related to
data management, data interpretation, data presentation and data protection.
The course is made up of three components: two that are internally assessed and one that’s externally assessed.
 
Component 1: Explore
Exploring user interface design principles and development, developing project planning techniques while developing a new user interface design.
(internally assessed assignments, 30% of the total course)
Component 2: Develop
Collecting, Presenting and Interpreting Data. Exploring how data impacts on individuals and organisations to draw conclusions and make recommendations on data intelligence.
(internally assessed assignments, 30% of the total course)
Component 3: Apply
Effective Digital Working Practices. Exploring how modern information technology is evolving, considering legal and ethical issues in data and information sharing. Understanding what cyber security is and how to safeguard against it.
(Externally assessed exam, 40% of the total course)