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Information Technology level 2 OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma at St Peter's RC High School & Sixth Form Centre

Course description

This course focuses on preparing you for a role as a digital business practitioner through the research and discussion of IT applications which can be used to solve business problems.

Course content

You will develop skills to identify the most suitable channel to communicate a business need, create content and use social media tools available to publish this content.

You will also learn the skills required to support the needs of business through data analysis and decision making and learn about the design fundamentals, software and hardware products to meet business needs, required to create computer generated visual.

You will learn about computer hardware and software, including an understanding of how to perform hardware and software maintenance and how to keep safe while you perform these tasks.

In addition, you will gain knowledge and understanding of some of the threats and vulnerabilities that can have an impact on individuals and organisations. You will learn about some of the measures that can be used to protect against a cybersecurity attack, and you will be able to apply your knowledge and understanding of these measures by recommending ways in which a digital system can be best protected.

Entry requirements

4 level 3 / D grades at GCSE including English Language and maths.


OCR’s Level 2 Cambridge Technical Diploma in IT includes two externally examined units, plus six further coursework units which will be assessed by your teachers and moderated by OCR.

If you are successful you will be awarded Pass, Merit, Distinction or Distinction*.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Peter's RC High School & Sixth Form Centre directly.

Last updated date: 04 January 2017
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