The Pearson BTEC Higher Nationals in Computing and Systems Development are accredited on the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) for first teaching from September 2010. The final accredited specification and units can be accessed below.
Vendor certifications can be an important part of the BTEC Firsts and Nationals in IT, as well as the Higher Nationals in Computing and Systems Development. They are provided by major technology vendors and trade associations such as Microsoft, Cisco, VMWare, CompTIA, Oracle and Linux Professional Institute. Find out more about vendor certifications