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ICT OCR Technical Level 3 at Kearsley Academy

Course description

Course Content In today's world, where ICT is constantly changing, individuals will increasingly need technological and information literacy skills that include the ability to gather, process and manipulate data. These skills are now as essential as the traditional skills of numeracy and literacy. The impact if ICT on society is enormous and as the percentage of businesses and households connected to communication networks such as the internet grows, so does the need for individuals who can master and manipulate these new technologies. As well as the rapid development of new technologies that gather, organise and share information, familiar technologies like television, telephone and computers are evolving and being expanded by digitised information, causing a convergence of technologies.

Entry requirements

For this course you will need to have at least 4 GCSEs at grades A*-C or have successfully completed a GCSE or equivalent ICT qualification to at least a grade C. You should have achieved grade C or higher in English.

Future opportunities

Alone, or combined with other subjects, it can support an application for a wide range of further education courses and careers. Degree courses you may consider progressing to upon completion of your qualification may be: BSc (Hons) Multimedia and Internet Technology, BSc Electronics and Music Technology, BSc (Hons) Computer Networks, BSc (Hons) Software Engineering

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: 04 September 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 years