OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma in IT at Southmoor Academy
The Cambridge Technical Diploma in IT is equivalent to two A levels. Learners will be able to develop the core knowledge, skills and understanding required by the IT sector and develop further skills by completing a range of units through a choice of these specialist pathways: IT infrastructure Technician, Emerging Digital Technology Practitioner, Application Developer, Data Analyst.
Three Externally examined units:
- Fundamentals of IT
- Global Information
- Cyber Security
A choice of eight further units which are centre assessed and will make up a specialst endorsed pathway.
Students are required to ahve the standard Sixth Form entry requirements [5 A* - C grades including English and Maths]. You do not need to have studied ICT at GCSE.
Achievement of this qualification can provide students with the opportunity to enter a Level 4 apprenticeship, move directly into employment, or progress to Higher Education. It may lead onto careers such as Network Engineer, Software Developer or into employment in the IT sector in areas such as technical support, digital technologies, appication development or data analysis.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Southmoor Academy directly.