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IT Level3 Technical Diploma at Prince Henry's High School

Course description

We are currently awaiting full exam board specifications. The Level 3 Technical Diploma is a vocational qualification, taking a more engaging, practical approach to learning and assessment. Students who have an interest in ICT will find this an enjoyable and rewarding course which leads to a high quality and worthwhile industry relevant qualification. ICT is now an essential for the world of work and employers will value any applicant who can offer such advanced skills.

Course content

The AS equivalent of the course requires the completion of two mandatory units, which are externally assessed through examination and/or controlled assessment and one optional unit of work, which is assessed through a coursework portfolio and has been designed to accredit students’ achievements in a modern and practical way that is relevant to the workplace. To achieve the qualification, it is likely that a combination of a number of the following units would need to be completed:

  • Communication & Employability Skills
  • Information Systems
  • Website Production
  • Spreadsheet Modelling
  • Mobile Technology
  • Computer Animation

The A2 equivalent of the course, requires the completion of a further three units of work.

Entry requirements

Minimum Level 2 Pass Grade in your year 11 ICT course


The majority of the qualification content will be internally assessed through Centre-set assignments (approx. 60%) External assessment (40%) may be either a written examination and/or controlled assessment.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Prince Henry's High School directly.

Last updated date: 08 September 2016

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years