IT Networking and Support BTEC Level 3 National Diploma

These IT courses have an industrial focus, basing your learning on real workplace scenarios and ensuring that you develop important communication, team work and problem solving skills to prepare you for the workplace. Upon completion of these courses students can progress to roles including network technicians and technical support operators.

We use networking equipment which allows you to set up and configure networking hardware such as switches and routers. We also use virtual services to reflect networking in a classroom.

Topics include:

  • Communication and employability skills
  • Computer systems
  • Information systems and businesses
  • Managing networks
  • Security
  • Communication technologies
  • Project planning and client support
  • Software
  • Digital and multimedia graphics

Additional skills: This course has an industrial focus, basing your learning on real workplace scenarios, ensuring that you also develop important communication, team work and problem solving skills, preparing you for the workplace. We use networking equipment, allowing you to set up and configure networking hardware such as switches and routers. We also use virtual services to reflect networking in a classroom.

Attendance: Full time

Start date: September 2017

Course lecturers: The course lecturer has five years of teaching experience, leading both A- level and college courses. These include IT, Creative Media and Computer Science courses.

Our facilities: Our computer labs are equipped with state-of-the-art computers. The latest software is installed on these computers and can be utilised by students.

Kit required: All students require The Malting’s College uniform and two textbooks.

Upon successful completion of this qualification, students could progress to job roles including network technician, technical support operator or apprenticeships in the industry.
 
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 Meet your lecturer

Shyla Khan, IT Networking and Support BTEC Level 3 lecturer

Shyla is a qualified IT Studies lecturer, with a wide range of experience delivering IT based qualifications. She currently leads the delivery of IT courses at The Maltings College, supporting students to achieve their target grades and succeed in this fast-paced sector. As part of this, Shyla keeps up-to-date with her own professional skills and knowledge to ensure that trainees are equipped with the knowledge and understanding employers are looking for in a digital world. Due to her specialisms, Shyla also regularly delivers IT based training to colleagues so that they too can get the very most from the IT resources at The Maltings College.