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ICT Cambridge Technicals Introductory Diploma in IT

Subject Cambridge Technicals Introductory Diploma in IT Exam Board OCR Specification Numbers 601/7099/2

Teacher Responsible

Ms Akuffo-Kelly

Introduction This course will enable you to feel confident in applying for any Technology related course at University.

It will also give you a good grounding in the use and application of Technology in the world of work.

Aims of the Course

The qualification aims to develop your knowledge, understanding and skills of the essentials of IT and Cyber Security.

You will gain an insight into the IT sector as you investigate the pace of technological change, IT infrastructure on a global scale, and the importance of legal and security considerations.

Designed in collaboration with industry experts, the qualification focuses on the requirements that today’s employers demand.

How You Are Assessed

The Technical Introductory Diploma involves 5 Units:

Unit 1: Fundamentals of IT (Exam)

Unit 2: Global Information (Exam)

Unit 6: Application Design (Coursework)

Unit 9: Product Development (Coursework)

Unit 13: Social Media and Digital Marketing (Coursework)

Links to Future Careers

Application Developer IT Infrastructure Technician Data Analyst Emerging Digital Technical Practitioner

Entry Requirement Grade 4 in GCSE Computer Science or a Merit in Cambridge Nationals Creative iMedia Level 2

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