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BTEC Level 2 Diploma – High School Completion in IT

BTEC Level 2 Diploma in IT

START:
September, 2019

DURATION:
12 months

 

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BTEC Level 2 in Information Technology (IT) / High School Completion Diploma

The BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Information Technology (IT) offers a practical introduction to students and professionals aspiring to pursue a career in IT. Learners explore a range of areas in IT and gain skills that prepare them for employment in the industry or progress towards additional qualifications. The diploma is awarded by Pearson, the world’s largest learning company, it is recognized by universities and organizations worldwide.

This 12-month programme follows the culture of ‘learning by doing’ which introduces practical capabilities in students. The programme develops technical knowledge and industrial skills in students by applying to an industry-related context. This course offers a pathway into various specific areas of IT where students can acquire sector-specific skills to pursue a career in the respective specialization.

This course offers a balance of software development and system support using the latest applications within IT, ensuring students gain knowledge that is relevant in the market. In addition to technical skills, students also learn communication and presentation abilities to effectively demonstrate their ideas. This vocational qualification covers every aspect of equipping students with professional skills to gain admission in a university or to gain entry-level employment.

For programme registration details, contact our Course Advisors here

Why UKCBC Dubai?

  • Credibility
    We are the first UK Technical & Vocational Education and Training (TVET) provider in the UAE.
  • Pearson Qualifications
    Our BTEC & Higher National Diplomas (HNDs) are awarded by Pearson, the world’s largest learning company, ensuring students gain global recognition for their achievements and serve as a pathway to more than 200 universities globally.
  • Affordable
    We offer attractive tuition fees and flexible installment plans.
  • Practical
    Students are encouraged to apply their knowledge to real world events and situations when completing their assignments.
  • Partnerships
    We are partnered with two prestigious universities – University of Birmingham Dubai Campus & Bath Spa University, UK to allow student progression into their undergraduate programmes.
  • Student Support
    Vibrant student life and dedicated support services offered, including assistance with transportation, visa and accommodation.

Course Assessments

BTEC Level 2 Diploma in IT includes both internal and external assessments. Assessments in each module are structured to meet specified learning outcomes.

  • Phase tests.
  • Laboratory exercises.
  • Practical IT demonstrations.
  • Independent research projects
  • Real-time software simulations.
  • Presentations with assessor questioning.

 

 Career Progression

 

 Course Structure

Throughout the course, students are required to complete 360 guided learning hours (GLH).
Qualification Credit Value: 60 credit value.
Total Number of Units: 7 units (3 mandatory units & 4 specialist units).

Mandatory units

Unit 1 Communicating in the IT Industry
Unit 2 Working in the IT Industry
Unit 3 Computer Systems

Specialist units

Unit 4 Business IT skills
Unit 5 Supporting Organizations with IT
Unit 29 Presenting Information Using IT
Unit 36 Spreadsheet Modelling

 

For more information on the course structure, you can connect with our Academic Advisor here

Entry Requirements

  • Students must demonstrate evidence of numeracy and literacy skills through last studied high school report.
  • Work experience demonstrated through updated resume (for working professionals).
  • Additional English language proficiency may apply where medium of teaching is not English

Tuition Fees

BTEC Level 2 in IT

AED 24, 000/year (inclusive of VAT)

 

Additional Fee

Administration Fee

         Amount (AED)

One-time Application fee

500

Security deposit (refundable)

2,000

Transportation Fees

600-800 per month depending on location/emirate

Visa Fee

3,500

Medical Insurance

2,000

Visa deposit (refundable)

2,500

 

Scholarships and discounts available. For more details on the tuition fees, please contact the UKCBC Dubai team at admissions@ukcbc.ac.ae

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