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Pearson BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Information Technology

Pearson BTEC Level 2 Diploma in IT


January, April & September

12 months


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Pearson BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Information Technology 

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 prestigious universities both locally and globally. You can check out university partners on our university partnerships page that 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

For specific information about our entry requirements please contact our admissions department at admissions@ukcbc.ac.ae

Tuition Fees

Pearson BTEC Level 2 Diploma in IT

AED 27, 000/year (exclusive of VAT)


Additional Fees

Administration Fees

Amount (AED)

One-time Application fee


Administration fee


Visa Fee


Medical Insurance


Visa deposit (refundable)


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

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