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IT Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate Level 3 at Brooke Weston Academy

Course description

The Cambridge Technical level 3 Extended Certificate in IT encapsulates a wide range of both theoretical and vocational skills and is an ideal foundation for learners entering the workplace. It is delivered using real-world examples in which learners can apply the relevant theory using these relevant case studies. The extended certificate is equivalent to one A level.

Course content

The theory that is covered in the 3 core units (1,2 and 3) cover a wide spectrum of subjects and include computer hardware, software and applications, information storage and how organisations use information, cyber threats, vulnerabilities and risks for both individuals and organisations.


  • Unit 1 - Fundamentals of IT 
  • Unit 2 - Global Information 
  • Unit 3 - Cyber Security 
  • Unit 17 - Internet of Everything 
  • Unit 24 - Research Project 

Entry requirements

Open to all students who have studied a Level 2 ICT course and achieved at least a Merit (B) or equivalent grade.


3 exam and 2 Coursework units

Further information

Students of ICT go on to study a range of subjects at degree level. Many university courses offer ICT modules which this course would support. ICT is a valuable subject over a range of careers and there are very few careers for which ICT would not be a useful supporting qualification.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Brooke Weston Academy directly.

Last updated date: 09 September 2016
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