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ICT - National Award at University Academy Keighley

Course description

Students use their knowledge and skills of a range of software packages to solve a set of business-related tasks throughout 3 units of work.

Course content

The OCR Level 2 National in ICT: Students use their knowledge and skills of a range of software packages to solve a set of business-related tasks throughout 3 units of work.These units are detailed below and are equal in weighting. Students must satisfy all ‘Pass’ criteria in order to pass each unit and therefore the entire qualification. All units are centre-assessed and externally moderated by OCR. This Level 2 qualification and its individual units are graded as Pass, Merit or Distinction; the equivalent of ‘C’, ‘B’ and ‘A’ at GCSE. This qualification does not include on-the-job training but is classed as a work-related qualification which will support progression to an NVQ once a candidate is in the workplace.

Assessment

Year OneUnit 1ICT Skills for Business:By completing this unit candidates will develop the ability to create files in different software packages, including word processing or DTP, spreadsheet, database and presentation software. They will communicate effectively using email and will search the internet efficiently for information.33%Unit 2Webpage creation:By completing this unit students will develop knowledge relating to the planning and creation of a multimedia website that is fit for purpose. Candidates will develop the skills to plan, design and implement a simple website using appropriate software. They will develop an understanding of common concepts and features relating to the creation of web pages, webpage formatting and website structure. They will be able to format the pages to create a house style, including creating hyperlinks, tables and forms. Candidates will also develop skills to include interactive elements, where appropriate.33%Unit 7Databases – design and use:By completing this unit candidates will develop a thorough knowledge and understanding of how to create and use a relational database. Candidates will be able to:•design a relational database to meet the needs of an organisation.•construct a database according to a design•interrogate a database•create reports•create a user interface•test a database and make recommendations for improvements.33%

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact University Academy Keighley directly.

Last updated date: 21 October 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year

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