IT Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate at Northallerton School & Sixth Form College
This qualification is for students who would like study IT in a context that allows them to learn and be assessed in ways that are practical and relevant to the IT sector. Students will learn how to develop systems for employers or the systems for their
customers, use IT as a tool to analyse data and develop applications. The qualification is designed to give students a range of specialist knowledge and transferable skills in the field context of applied IT.
Students are expected to be well organised and develop good independent learning skills. There is a mixture of theory and practical lessons, independent study, case studies and IT workshops.
Unit 1: Fundamentals of IT
Unit 2: Global Information
Unit 3: Cyber Security
Unit 9: Product Development
Unit 12 : Mobile Technology
5 GCSE'S C or above (including English and Maths grade 4 or above)
Three of the units are externally examined, the rest are coursework based.
This qualification will equip you to further your studies in IT/computing. You will develop a broad skill set that is applicable to a wide range of university courses or any role involving use of IT.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Northallerton School & Sixth Form College directly.
Last updated date: 29 November 2016