Information Technology

DIPLOMA IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Faculty: Creative and Technical
Subject: Information Technology
Staff and Responsibility: Miss  Jordan, Teacher of ICT and Head of Media studies
Exam Board: OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma in IT – Emerging Digital Technology Practitioner Pathway

Assessment Format

Two exams and Three coursework units.

Subject Overview

This qualification allows learners to study IT in a context that enables them to learn and be assessed in ways that are practical and relevant to the IT sector. They will develop skills that enable them to use IT to strategically view the IT landscape and to exploit new technologies to gain business advantage.

  • Unit 1 – Fundamentals of IT (Exam)
  • Unit 2 –  Global Information (Exam)
  • Unit 5 – Virtual and Augmented Reality (Coursework)
  • Unit 13 – Social Media and Digital Marketing (Coursework)
  • Unit 17 – Internet of Everything (IOE) (Coursework)

Potential Career Options

A Cambridge Technical qualification in IT combines well with many subjects. It also goes well with subjects that contain technological and creative aspects.

The Cambridge Technical is a vocational qualification and the Emerging Digital Technology Practitioner pathway provides the knowledge and skills applicable to careers in many aspects of IT.

  • Junior Digital Content Developer
  • 3D Graphics Technician
  • Virtual Reality Software Technician
  • Higher Education course in IT
  • Social Media sector
  • IT Support
  • Website Developer
  • Project Management
  • Retail
  • And many more…

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