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ICT OCR Cambridge Technical at Belfairs Academy

Course description

OCR Level 3 Cambridge Technical Certificate is studied in year 1 and is broadly equivalent to 1 AS level.

OCR Level 3 Introductory Diploma is studied in year 2 and is broadly equivalent to 1 A level.

Course content

Students complete 3 units in year 1 and a further 3 in year 2.

Mandatory Units:

• Communication and employability skills for IT.

• Information systems.

Optional Units include:

• E-Commerce.

• Spreadsheet modelling.

• Impact of the use of IT on business systems.

• Digital graphics.

• Computer game platforms and technologies.

• Web animation for interactive media.

Entry requirements

C grade minimum in English.


All units are centre assessed and externally moderated by OCR. There are no timetabled exams for this qualification. The full award and units are graded as Pass, Merit, Distinction or Distinction*.

Future opportunities

This qualification is suitable for those who are studying in preparation for employment in the Information and Communication Technology sector, particularly in job roles where they will be expected to use ICT skills and liaise with users.

This qualification is also suitable for those wishing to gain a level 3 qualification to support further study in Further Education and Higher Education.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 28 April 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years