This Student Book supports the Edexcel BTEC Level 3 National IT QCF specification for first teaching from September 2010.
Unit 1 Communication and employability skills for IT
Unit 2 Computer systems
Unit 3 Information systems
Unit 4 Impact of the use of IT on business systems
Unit 5 Network management
Unit 6 Software design and development
Unit 7 Organisational system security
Unit 8 e-Commerce
Unit 9 Computer networks
Unit 10 Communication technologies
Unit 11 IT system analysis and design
Unit 12 IT technical support*
Unit 13 Trouble shooting and repair*
Unit 14 Event driven programming
*Units 12 and 13 are not part of the printed Student Book and the link to their digital samples are no longer available.
An experienced author and series editor of IT text books, draws on her extensive teaching and examining experiences and the many years spent in the IT software industry.
An experienced teacher of ICT and Head of Department who specialises in multimedia, computer games design and eSafety. With several books under her belt, she is also a popular speaker and workshop leader.
Has worked as an IT professional, is an education consultant and Ofsted Inspector and has been an IT author for many years.
A specialist in networking and systems support and currently working as an academic at the Open University. He is the senior verifier for BTEC IT.
Has been writing IT books part-time for many years alongside his work as a college tutor delivering IT Practitioner qualifications.
Has been an IT lecturer in FE colleges for over 15 years. He has written material for the 2010 BTEC IT suite of qualifications and was involved with Edexcel BTEC training events.
Has spent over 11 years as a teacher in secondary schools and FE colleges. He was responsible for the development of occupational and vocational IT at Edexcel and he currently holds the post of Stakeholder Partnerships Manager at Edexcel.
Currently ICT programme leader for a sixth form college and has been lecturing in sixth form and further education for several years teaching a wide variety of BTEC National and First units.
Works as a manager in a large FE college in the North West of England and has written QFS unit specifications for the current BTEC IT qualifications.