BTEC Explorer Course - IT, Computing and Digital Industries

BTEC Explorer Course - IT, Computing and Digital Industries

Course provided by Pearson

Summary overview

  • Online anytime

  • 16 hours study time

  • Information technology

  • £4.99

  • Level 1

About this course

IT has infiltrated every sector in the UK and the more these sectors grow, the greater their reliance becomes on IT. In order to meet this demand, employers from every industry are now looking for a diverse range of skills. This course will help you understand how your skills and personal attributes are compatible with the diverse range of roles and opportunities in this sector. The course includes a mix of online activities, tasks, case studies and videos. It is organised in short, bite-sized sections and designed to be completed at your own pace so you can fit them in around everyday life. When you complete your course, you’ll be awarded a digital badge which you can add to your online profiles or CV and present to an employer. This course is free to eligible learner (standard course price is £4.99)

Learning outcomes

  1. Job opportunities in the IT and Digital sector - Explore the types of roles available.
  2. Finding out about yourself - Assess how your skills match up and if working in this sector is for you.
  3. Working in the sector - Get a taste of working in the sector through case studies, videos and work taster activities.
  4. Next steps towards your career - Review and reflect on your Explorer programme and explore career routes and next steps in this sector.