BTEC works for
IT and Computing

Do you enjoy learning about technology and how it works? Skills shortages in key areas of the digital economy mean there’s a wide variety of IT careers available for people with the right qualifications and experience.

Have you tried our 3-minute quiz? Take the quiz to uncover your strengths and get information based on your interests and aspirations. You can also take a look at our printable leaflet for background on the course, units at a glance, career pathways and much more!

The top 5 skills employers look for that you’ll learn on a IT and Computing course:

Problem Solving



Data Analysis


What kind of career can I go into?

You will experience a challenging and rewarding career in the ever-changing world of technology. Here are a few ideas to get you started:

Data Analyst

Hardware Engineer


Game Developer

IT Consultant

Cyber Security and Risk Management

Technical Support

Application Development

Data Analysis and Analytics - Data Analysis and Analytics
Hardware Engineer - Hardware Engineer in server room
Game Development - Man at computer developing games
IT Consultancy - People consulting on IT
Cyber Security and Risk Management
Technical Support-min
Application Development - Woman programming

Real life BTEC IT and Computing stories

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Ryan Kenny

Software Engineer at Cohens Chemists

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Andrea Rodrigues

Software Developer at Fujitsu

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Rey Poh

BTEC Digital Information Technology Learner