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ICT Cambridge Technicals Level 3 Introductory Diploma at Lady Manners School

Course description

This pathway focuses on the development of a range of applications across platforms and sectors. Students will gain the right combination of knowledge, understanding and skills required for the 21st centruy. They will develop the skills of writing specifications, and the design, build, testing and implementation of applications.

Course content

Fundamentals of ICT (examination unit)

Information learnt in this unit will create a solid foundation of the fundamentals of hardware, networks, software, the ethical use of computers, and how businesses use IT.

Global Information (examination unit)

Investigate the uses of information in the public domain, globally, in the cloud and across the Internet, by individuals and organisations. The unit will give you knowledge of how data is stored and processed by organisations, how individuals use information and the legislation and regulation governing information which flows in to and out of an organisation.

Application Design (coursework unit)

In this unit you will explore potential ideas for a new application and develop a design for it. You will present your ideas, prototype them and gain feedback before refining your design.

Cyber Security (examination unit) 

This unit has been designed to enable you to gain knowledge and understanding of the range of threats, vulnerabilities and risks that impact on both individuals and organisations.

Web Design (coursework unit)

In this unit you will research, design and produce an interactive responsive website that is specific to a client’s needs, culminating in presenting the concept of the website using the prototype to the client.

Entry requirements

Five GCSE Grade Cs (or equivalent) including English and Maths at Grade 4, and a Grade C in Computing and/or ICT.


5 Units of study: Mixture of examination (3) and coursework (2) units.

Involvement in business and with ICT professionals is a course requirement.

Future opportunities

Cambridge Technicals provide a strong base for progression to university, apprenticeships or work, and are recognised for UCAS tariff points. The course will provide students with the skills required when starting out in an ICT based career.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Lady Manners School directly.

Last updated date: 20 January 2017

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