OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate in IT at Southmoor Academy
The Cambridge Technical Certificate in IT is equivalent to one A Level. Designed in collaberation with experts from the sector, this qualification aims to prepare students for the challenges they'll face in Higher Education or employment. Learners will gain an insight into the IT sector as they investigate the pace of technological change, the IT infrastructure, the flow of information on a global scale and the importance of legal and security considerations.
How is it assessed?
Three externally examined units:
- Fundamentals of IT
- Global Information
- Cyber Security
A choice of two further units which are centre-assessed.
Students are required to have the standard Sixth Form entry requirements [5 A* - C grades indlucing English and Maths]. You do not need to have studied ICT at GCSE.
Achievement of this qualification can support progression to Higher Education and relates to degrees such as, Computing and IT, Computing Science, Software developments, Software Engineering, ICT and Computer Networks or Business Information Systems.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Southmoor Academy directly.