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ICT OCR Cambridge National Certificate Level 1/2 at Alder Grange Community and Technology School

Course description

This course is a Vocational Qualification. It is designed to engage a range of learning styles and allow students to develop ICT skills for the workplace. 

R001: Understanding computer systems

  • In this unit students develop an understanding of how Computer Systems are used by businesses and will study a range of case studies.

R002: Using ICT to create business solutions

  • In this unit students develop ICT skills that will equip them to operate effectively in a business environment. This covers:
  • Be able to use techniques to search for, store and share information
  • Be able to select and use software to handle data
  • Be able to select and use software to communicate information for a business
  • Be able to use software tools to format information

R005: Creating an interactive product using multimedia components

  • Be able to design interactive products
  • Be able to create interactive products containing multimedia components
  • Be able to carry out usability testing

R007: Creating dynamic products using sound and vision

  • Be able to prepare for the production of dynamic products
  • Be able to test functionality of dynamic products

Assessment

R001: Understanding computer systems

  • Written paper – 1 hour 30

R002: Using ICT to create business solutions

R005: Creating an interactive product using multimedia components

R007: Creating dynamic products using sound and vision

  • Centre assessed tasks, OCR moderated

Further information

This course will remain the same from September 2016.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Alder Grange Community and Technology School directly.

Last updated date: 05 December 2016
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    • Alder Grange Sixth Form (ag6) opened as a new Sixth Form in 2010. Since then we have recruited students from across Rossendale and beyond on to a range of both A Level and BTEC level 3 courses. We have been delighted that our results have improved year on year and that Alder Grangers have successfully moved on from Sixth Form to University or the world of work in areas ranging from Music Production and Zoology to Teaching and Engineering. We have developed a strong sense of community and a warm, caring and supportive ethos.