LEVEL 2 ICT at Peter Symonds College
The Cambridge Technical qualification is a one-year vocational course which is specifically designed for post 16 students which helps you to develop skills demanded by employers in the UK. It is the equivalent of 2 GCSE’s at grades A* - C.
Completion of the course will enable you to enter employment or to progress on to a level 3 course.
The course consists of a number of units completed over a year. These may include:
- Communicating in the IT industry (5 credits, mandatory)
This unit identifies the IT tools available for safe and secure communications within a workplace where a variety of communication channels are used.
- Working in the IT industry (5 credits, mandatory)
The IT industry is evolving and changing as new technologies are introduced; this unit will give students an insight into the skills and qualifications needed in the modern IT industry.
- Interactive media production (10 credits)
The media industry is one of the fastest-growing industries, interactive TV and mobile apps; this unit focuses on creating a multimedia application for a mobile device.
- Computer Systems (10 credits)
The fundamentals of modern computer systems, theory of operation and elementary programming skills.
At least two D grades at GCSE, normally including Maths and English.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Peter Symonds College directly.