The focus of the Information Technology course is to enable students not to just be able to use computers but to help them develop systems and use IT as a tool to analyse data and develop applications. A variety of assessment techniques will be used including written examinations, projects, practical work and coursework assignments.

Students who choose this course develop a range of specialist knowledge and transferable skills in the context of applied IT.

The pathway we have chosen to follow is the emerging digital technology practitioner which covers an understanding of the fundamentals of IT, global information and virtual and augmented reality.

The IT sector offers a wide selection of career choices in a growing job market. Progression includes employment or further specialist training. Equally, students holding the Level 3 qualification will be prepared to enter university for a variety of degree courses.


Qualification: Cambridge Technicals Level 3 (2016 suite) Introductory Diploma in IT

Entry requirements: Blue pathway

Assessment: Two external examinations and three coursework units

Progression Route: University, apprenticeship or employment in IT, Business or related industries.

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Business Studies          Computer Science          Mathematics


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