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ICT Cambridge Technical at Glenthorne High School

Course description

The Cambridge Technicals have been developed by both teachers and industry specialists; therefore there is a considerable focus on skills that can be used either in the work place or taken forward to undertake further study. The course is made up of six units which are very much focused on practical ICT skills and looking at using new technologies within the classroom. It is a new and exciting course that will equip students with ICT skills that are new and forward thinking.

Course content

Students who opt to take the Cambridge Technicals will study the following units– Unit 1 – Communication and employability skills for IT Unit 2 – Information systems Unit 3 – E-commerce Unit 4 - The Business Environment Unit 5- Website production Unit 6- Business Resources

Future opportunities

A distinction* is the equivalent to an A* grade whilst studying A-levels. There are many opportunities for students to continue their education after studying this course including studying at HND or HNC level. Students could also enter employment qualified to the level of an effective ICT user.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Glenthorne High School directly.

Last updated date: 21 October 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Number of planned places: 25