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Cambridge Technicals Information Technology at Heath Park

Course description

The ICT Cambridge Technicals is a vocational qualification suitable for students who are interested in developing their knowledge, skills and understanding in ICT. The Cambridge Technicals is industry-relevant and geared to key sector requirements. It gives students a more in-depth understanding of ICT in the modern workplace, giving insights into ICT’s role in specialist careers. The course provides opportunities to develop skills demanded by IT employers.

Course content

The course provides pupils with a foothold in the real IT world. Pupils are required to demonstrate a range of skills including independent learning, research and analysis skills. They will develop their use of software by using advanced tools on programs and experience a range of software from Microsoft to Macromedia suites. Independence is a key skill which they will develop to pursue a career in IT. Units include:
Communication and employability skills for IT
Information systems
Computer systems
e-Commerce
Interactive media authoring
Spreadsheet modelling

Entry requirements

Pupils must have completed an ICT qualification at Level 2 which is equivalent to a Merit or Distinction and have a good standard of English

Assessment

No External Assessment (100% Coursework).

Future opportunities

UNIVERSITY PATHWAYS

Pupils can progress onto the following degree courses:
Computing
Computer Science (pupils can choose to join specialists areas such as Games development and Software Engineering)
Information Technology
Information Technology Management
Information Technology Security
IT Management

APPRENTICESHIP PATHWAYS

The Cambridge Technicals in ICT allows you to gain access into apprenticeships in:

ICT Administration
Systems Support
Networking
Software and Web Development
Databases and Programming

CAREER PATHWAYS

An IT apprenticeship or a variety of careers in the IT or creative industries, including:

Computer Games Development
Web Development
Software Development
Programming
Systems Analysis

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Heath Park directly.

Last updated date: 05 May 2015
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