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Cambridge Technicals ICT Diploma (Double Award) & Careers Ready at Garforth Academy

Course description

The Diploma covers a broad range of the ICT. All assessment is via coursework and contains no exams. The Diploma is a great industry recognised qualification that covers all areas of ICT. Students also get the chance to apply for the Careers Ready scheme.

The Careers ready programme links students with the world of work and offers for the following.

• Places students with a mentor from business

• Visits to industry

• Trip to London

• Master Classes

• Paid internship

Course content

Year 1

Communication & Employability Skills for IT Learn how ICT is used in everyday life and how it benefits us

Information Systems Develop skills in creating a range of systems

Website Design Learn how to create a website and the theory behind it • Database Develop database development skills

It Technical Support Understand the role of a technician and develop the skills required

 . Mobile technology Understand how mobile technology is shaping the future

Year 2

Computer Games Platforms Look at the history of gaming and the future!

Graphics Develop your graphics skills in Photoshop

Multimedia Understand how to use a range of Multimedia from video editing to    animation

Project Planning Learn to plan and manage a project

Spreadsheet Modelling Develop spreadsheet development skills

Web Animation Develop skills in creating animations for the web

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs at Grades A*-C

Preferred-Grade B in GCSE English Language and Maths; Credit in CiDA or DiDA

Assessment

All coursework based.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 01 July 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: Two Years

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