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BTEC Level 2 First Award in Digital World

Subject Area
Computing & IT
Qualification Gained
Pearson BTEC Level 2 First Award in Digital World
Study Level
Adult, School Leavers, Level 2
6 months Full-time
Start Date
Study Mode


BTEC Level 2 First Award in Digital World is a new course that has been developed to meet the demands of employers. Digital World now plays an important and essential part in our day-to-day dealing with computers at home, at college, and at work. While on the course, you will learn how to use a variety of software to present your work, learn about computer systems, website design and Database development.

  Key Info

To gain the full BTEC Level 2 First Award – Digital World, you need to study and achieve the required grade in the following 3 core and 3 specialist units:

Core Units:

  • The Online World
  • Digital Portfolio

Specialist Unit:

  • Database Development

Entry to this course requires GCSE English and GCSE Maths, as well as 1 other GCSE in preferably an ICT related subject or a Pass grade at level 1 OCR or BTEC.

To gain this qualification, candidates must successfully achieve the following assessments:

  • Two externally examined units. Online exams under exam conditions
  • One internally assessed unit, but externally moderated unit
  • One internally assessed and moderated units

With the skills you learn from this course you will be able to apply for employment as an IT support trainee, or progress to an advance course like OCR Cambridge Technical. Successful achievement of this course plus Maths and English at grade 4 or C and above will give you the entry requirements to apply for an OCR Cambridge Technical Level 3 diploma in Networking and Systems support, Software Development or Business IT course.

Fees: If you are 16 to 18 years old you won't have to pay tuition fees. If you're 19 or older you may need to pay a fee.

This is representative of the most common fees scenario, but actual fees can vary depending on a number of factors. Please contact us if you need more guidance.

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