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CN Level 3: IT at JC6: Hinckley Academy and John Cleveland Sixth Form Centre

Course description

IT is a Level 3 Cambridge Technical qualification, designed in collaboration with experts from across the IT sector, which focuses on the skills, knowledge and understanding of IT that employers and universities are looking for.

You will be examined at the end of Year 12 and complete the Technical Certificate. In Year 13 you will complete project tasks to further develop your understanding of ICT use and work towards the Extended Technical Certificate.

Course content

Consider IT if:

  • You're looking to progress to an IT related apprenticeship. 
  • You want to gain a Level 3 IT qualification to support FE or HE study in any subject area or sector.

Entry requirements

JC6 general entry requirements, including:

  • Pass or higher in IT L2 or a 5 or above in GCSE IT or Computing.


Examinations in Year 12 and assignments in Year 13.

Future opportunities

IT works well with any combination of subjects, alongside other vocational BTEC courses or A levels, to build your IT skills for further study and employment.

IT knowledge and skills are invaluable in the workplace and what you learn on this course puts you in a strong position in applications for a huge range of careers.

Further information

Contact Mr Blackett, Head of IT: or further information about this subject.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact JC6: Hinckley Academy and John Cleveland Sixth Form Centre directly.

Last updated date: 04 October 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years

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