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ICT

About the course:

The Level 3 Cambridge Technical in IT is a robust new qualification that prepares learners for their choice of University, Level 4 qualifications or employment.

The course is a well-respected qualification and is equivalent to 1 A-Level.

In addition to technical skills and knowledge, IT students will also develop other key abilities such as the ability to  communicate clearly at all levels; to plan and to manage a project; Decision making and problem-solving.

 

How will it be assessed?

The Level 3 Cambridge Technical is assessed using coursework, internally assessed tasks and formal

examinations.

 

Topics planned for the course commencing 2019

  • Fundamentals of IT
  • Global Information
  • Application Development
  • Internet of Everything
  • Computer Networks

What is expected of you:

  • It is important that students are fully prepared for a large workload and they are self-disciplined to be able to meet deadlines.
  • The course is designed to encourage independent learning and you will need to ensure you are responsible for your own learning.
  • A significant amount of the course will require you to do your own independent research using the internet, and to appropriately present your findings.
  • You will need to be fully aware of what is required from each task in terms of outcomes.
  • You will be given tracking sheets and feedback which will allow you to monitor and track your own progress.

 

What it prepares you for:

Successful completion of the course will allow access to undergraduate degree programmes, Level 4 qualifications or employability within the IT sector.

 

Entry Requirements: You will need to have achieved 5 GCSEs including Maths and English at least grade 4 and a pass grade in IT.

 

For More Information: Contact Mr M. Inman – Subject Lead for ICT/Business – Room A28