BTECInformation Technology

Unit Content

Unit 1 - Exploring User Interface Design (Coursework)

A practical unit that will allow you research what user interfaces are, design an  interface and create an interactive interface for a user to learn from.

  • Investigate user interface design for individuals and organisations

  • Use project planning techniques to plan and design a user interface

  • Develop and review a user interface

 

Unit 2 - Collecting, Presenting and Interpreting Data (Coursework)

A practical unit that will allow you analyse data, create reports from the data as well as create an interactive switch board for a user to understand what data is being shown.

  • Investigate the role and impact of using data on individuals and organisations

  • Create a dashboard using data manipulation tools

  • Draw conclusions and review data presentation methods.

Unit 3 - Effective Digital Working Practices (EXAM)

The exam for the course. You will learn about the use of ICT in society in including the benefits and drawbacks of relying on technology in the world we live in. 

  • Demonstrate knowledge of facts, terms, processes and issues in relation to  digital information technology

  • Apply an understanding of facts, terms, processes and issues in relation to  digital information technology

  • Analyse, evaluate and make reasoned judgements about the use, factors and implications  influencing digital information technology

 

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Samuel
Wilson

“One of the biggest challenges to medicine is the incorporation of information technology in our practices.”

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Bill
Gates

"The advance of technology is based on making it fit in so that you don't really even notice it, so it's part of everyday life."

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Albert
Einstein

"It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity."

Course details

BTEC Digital IT Level 2 (L1 Pass up to L2 Distinction*)

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Information Technology
Assessment

Pupils complete two internal pieces of coursework (1 in User interface design (using Powerpoint) and the other in using Spreadsheets). 

A final exam assesses the third unit. 

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