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OCR Cambridge Technical ICT at Park Hall Academy

Course description

ICT is the study of Information and how it is processed, how we use it to communicate effectively with others and how we apply it to solve challenging problems.  Through the OCR Cambridge Technical ICT course you will learn how to use ICT to develop and create systems which will provide students with theoretical background reinforced with practical skills that transfer into the mpodern workplace.

Course content

The course is broken down into a number of distinct components, each of which considers ICT systems from different angles.  You will study two mandatory units throughout this two year course; communication and employability skills for ICT and information systems.  You will also have a number of optional units to choose from; this includes website production, interactive media authoring, spread-sheet modelling and database design.  All of these units are assessed via a portfolio of work.

Future opportunities

What will ICT prepare me for?

You will gain many transferrable skills that you learn and develop whilst on this course.  The knowledge that you will gain will prepare you for a range of careers and university courses such as:

Games Designer

Computer Forensics

Website design




Higher Education

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 06 May 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years