BTEC Technical Diploma in Digital Technology

Computing and IT | Level 2

BTEC Technical Diploma in Digital Technology


This qualification is for learners who want to start a career in Digital Technology. It is designed for post-16 learners and can be taken as part of a wider study programme. It is an ideal qualification for learners intending to progress directly to employment in Digital Technology, IT or to an IT apprenticeship.

Digital Technology

Entry requirements

At least 4 GCSEs or equivalent at Grade D (new grading 3), including English and/or maths. Or, Pass/Merit in a relevant full Level 1 vocational programme (a minimum of Merit for BTEC courses), and working at Functional Skills Level 1 maths/IT as appropriate to course.


If you are a school leaver, aged 16-18, (under the age of 19 on or before 31st August 2018), you do not pay tuition fees or examination and registration fees. Our financial support service, known as ‘College Pays’, is designed to assist students with the costs involved with studying at College. Depending on your circumstances, we have different levels of support.

Find out more at our School Leavers Financial Support page.

Progression and Careers

Upon completion of this, you could progress onto our Level 3 programme, or onto an apprenticeship in IT.

Where you will study

Main Campus


1 Year (36 Weeks)

What you will study

  • Creating digital multichannel applications
  • Understanding IT network features and functions, common practices in network security, and the function and features of the main network appliances
  • IT service solutions and the issues encountered in IT solutions in an organisation
  • Setting up new equipment and upgrading existing systems


You can look into careers in Computing and IT , by visiting National Careers Service website

National Careers Service: Job Profiles

The Job Profiles search will give you information on the following:

  • the skills and qualifications needed to get into that job
  • what the work would be like
  • the pay you could expect
  • what the career prospects are


To apply for BTEC Technical Diploma in Digital Technology , use the online application form or call 0151 477 5850 for more information.

Once your application has been processed, you will be contacted and given a date for your Interview Evening. Learner Services Advisers and course tutors will be available to speak with you and provide advice, guidance and information about College life.