Pearson IT & Computing Courses

Pearson BTEC International Level 2 Diploma in IT

The Pearson BTEC International Level 2 Diploma in IT provides a practical introduction to IT for aspiring professionals. It covers various IT areas, preparing learners for employment or further qualifications. The program focuses on technical knowledge and industry skills, applying them to real-world contexts. It offers specialized pathways in IT, equipping students with sector-specific skills. The course emphasizes software development, system support, and relevant market knowledge. Additionally, students develop communication and presentation abilities for effective idea demonstration. 

Key features of the course:

Practical Approach: The diploma focuses on developing practical skills in various IT areas, allowing students to gain hands-on experience with industry-standard software and tools.

Core Modules: The course typically covers core topics such as IT fundamentals, computer hardware and software, programming basics, web design, data management, and communication skills.

Assessment: Students are assessed through a combination of coursework, practical projects, presentations, and exams. This allows them to demonstrate their understanding of IT concepts and showcase their practical abilities.

Industry Relevance: The course content is designed to align with industry standards and practices, ensuring that students gain skills that are relevant to the current IT landscape.

Units

Mandatory Modules

Optional Modules

Progression pathways

Career opportunities:

IT Support Technician: Provide technical assistance and support to computer system users, troubleshoot hardware and software issues, and ensure the smooth operation of IT systems.

Web Developer: Design and create websites using programming languages, markup languages, and web development tools. They are responsible for the layout, visual appearance, and functionality of websites.

Data Entry Operator: Enter and maintain data in computer systems, ensuring accuracy and data integrity. They may work with spreadsheets, databases, or content management systems.

Helpdesk Assistant: Respond to user inquiries and provide technical support via phone, email, or in person. Helpdesk assistants troubleshoot problems, offer guidance, and escalate complex issues to senior technicians if necessary.

Technical Support Representative: Assist customers with technical issues, identify problems, provide solutions, and guide users through troubleshooting steps. They may work in call centers, software companies, or technology service providers.

These are just a few examples, and the actual career opportunities will depend on the individual’s skills, experience, and further education they pursue beyond the Level 2 Diploma.

Fees & admissions

To obtain additional information regarding Fees, Scholarships, and admission details, kindly get in touch with our admission team at admissions@ukcbc.ac.ae

Entry requirements

Academic
  • BTEC Qualifications at Level 1
  • Grade 8
  • Four GCSEs
  • Any of the above or equivalent
  • Candidates with relevant Work Experience, Achievements or Prior Knowledge can also be admitted based on Assessment by the Academic Team
English proficiency
  • English Proficieny Test score of 50%
  • IELTS score of 5.5
  • Any of the above or Its equivalent

 

Age

14 yrs of age or above

How to apply

To apply for UKCBC Dubai, click “Apply Now” button. Fill in the necessary details, and our course counselors will reach out to you within 24 hours.

Early bird application deadline

15th July 2024

The application deadline for the September 2024 intake is quickly approaching, with the date set for April 2024 Intake. Prospective students are advised to complete their application process promptly to ensure their eligibility for the upcoming academic term. It is crucial to submit all required documents and meet the stipulated deadline to secure a spot in the desired program and avoid any potential delays or complications in the admission process.