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Cambridge Technicals IT Level 2 at Ken Stimpson Community School

Course description

IT is at the heart of everyday life, at home, work and in our leisure time from computer graphics and control systems to communications and problem-solving, IT has an ever increasing role to play.

The Level 2 Cambridge Technicals in IT offer:

• A wide choice of units including hardware, software and online

• Practical activities in all units – learn, do, review

• Transferable skills for the workplace or future studies This course is available to anybody who wants to develop their ICT skill set in a professional and credible way that will stand out to employers and industry experts.

Course content

Students must complete the mandatory unit 1, plus 5 other units from the list below. Actual units to be studied will be agreed with students prior to commencement of the course:

1. Communicating in the IT industry (mandatory)

2. Working in the IT industry

3. Business IT skills

4. Installing computer hardware

5. Installing computer software

6. Setting up an IT network

7. IT support

8. IT fault diagnosis and remedy

9. Website development

10. Computer graphics

11. Multimedia design

12. Presenting information using IT

13. Interactive media production

14. Computer systems

15. Supporting organisations with IT

16. Project planning using IT

17. Customising software

18. IT security

19. Mobile communications technology

20. Database systems

21. Doing business online

22. Developing computer games

23. Spreadsheet modelling

24. Animation techniques

25. Systems software and hardware for development

26. Fundamentals of computer applications

27. Developing programming solutions

28. Basic computing concepts

29. Understanding Big Data

30. Understanding cloud computing

Future opportunities

Students who are successful in this qualification can go on to be successful in business, IT and administrative careers, giving you a certified edge when applying for a job.

Further information

Level: Level 2 Diploma Duration: 1 year Qualification: Cambridge Technical IT Level 2 Diploma Entry Requirements: Minimum of 3 grade D and 3 grade E GCSEs

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Ken Stimpson Community School directly.

Last updated date: 25 November 2015
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Key information

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

Contact details

    • Contact name:
    • Sixth Form Administrator
    • Contact telephone number:
    • 01733765950
    • Email address:


  • More information
    • Ken Stimpson Community School is a single site school which is endowed with superb facilities, some of which are shared with Werrington District Library and Werrington Sports & Recreation Centre. The school has access to sports facilities, multiple computer suites, drama studios, music classrooms and practice spaces, dance theatres and performance areas all of which would be less likely to be found in a more traditional school. In addition to our well equipped and resourced teaching blocks we also have a two-court, floodlit astroturf area and extensive playing fields.