Exam Board – OCR

Qualification – Level 3 Cambridge Technicals Certificate

Entry requirements – 5 x GCSEs at A*-C or grades 9-4, including a grade 4 in English, a grade 4 in Maths and a grade 5 in IT

Course specification

This course aim to develop your knowledge, understanding and skills of the principles of IT and global information systems. You will gain an insight into the IT sector as you investigate the pace of technological change, IT infrastructure, the flow of information on a global scale, and the importance of legal and security considerations.

Designed in collaboration with experts spanning the breadth of the sector, the course focus on the requirements that today’s universities and employers demand. These support the transferable skills required by employers such as communication, problem solving, time management, research and analytical skills.

Syllabus content:

  • fundamentals of IT
  • global information
  • cyber security

Optional:

  • project management
  • product development
  • systems analysis and design
  • internet of everything

Students are examined by:

  • examinations
  • internal assessment activities