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ICT Practitioners (3x A-Levels) Level 3 at St Joseph's College

Course description

ICT skills are required across a wide range of industries. There are many jobs that require ICT, from design, art, web development, engineering to fashion and many more that you may not have thought about. Many employers say that there are not enough people with the skills to fill these jobs.

This course covers the skills required by a wide range of employers and university courses. This course is best suited to pupils who what to be confident users of ICT systems and understand how ICT is used in various industries.

If you want to do programming or are interested in building your own software, you should consider Computer Science.

You must be good at meeting deadlines as you will have many throughout the course.

Course content

This course has been developed from the ground up so it meets the needs of business and students. You will be following the Digital Technician pathway. The units you will follow are Fundamentals of ICT, Cyber Security, Cloud Computing, Networking, Virtual and Augmented Reality, Mobile Technology, Social Media and Marketing, hardware, Software, IT Support, Cognitive computing and other units that will be useful to ICT practitioners.

Entry requirements

  • 4+ in GCSE English and Maths
  • Pass in ICT or computing

Assessment

  • Examined, externally marked units
  • Coursework units marked by teachers and then checked by the exam board

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Joseph's College directly.

Last updated date: 12 December 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September

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