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ICT - Cambridge Technicals Level 3 Diploma at Countesthorpe Leysland Community College

Course description

Head of Department: Mr G. Taylor


Department Information

​Up to date Intel Nuc Computers specifically for Computing & ICT students. Software inlcuding the latest verion of Microsoft Office, Visual Studio 2012, Game Maker, Scratch, Python 3 and other software packages including Photoshop, Fireworks, Flash and Dreamweaver.​


Why study this course?

Offers fantastic career paths including:

-Games Designer

-Digital Marketing Expert

-Mobile Application Designer

-Technical Support

-Web Designer


Aims of the course

To provide a good understanding of:


-Fundamentals of ICT

-Global Information

-Mobile App design

-Games Design and Prototyping

-Social Media

-Internet of things

Course content

Course outline

Cambridge Technicals from OCR is a vocational qualification in ICT at Level 3 for students aged 16+. It replaces the old A-Level ICT qualification as a high-quality alternative to A Levels and within the ICT course itself, there are an extensive range of units to choose from.


This course focuses on the development of a range of applications across platforms and sectors. Students will gain the right combination of knowledge, understanding and skills required for the 21st century, enabling them to demonstrate the skills of writing specifications, and the design, build, testing and implementation of applications.​


Entry requirements

At least a C or above in ICT at GCSE. (There is no requirement to have studied ICT at GCSE to take this subject)


How am I assessed?



3 Course​work Units (60%)


2 Examined Units (40%)

Future opportunities

Where does this course lead?

​This course will allow you to go on and study Computing, ICT, Software Development, Games Design, Graphics, Web Development and will provide job opportunities in a number of areas.​


How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 04 October 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 year