This course will give you a wide range of experience in some of the latest aspects of the subject, as well as giving you more advanced knowledge of the traditional aspects of ICT. The course offers specialist pathways in IT Infrastrucure Technician, Emerging Digital Technology Practitioner, Application Developer, and Data Analyst.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements; however, previous study in ICT is an advantage and an interest in the subject is essential.

How the course is taught

A variety of teaching methods are applied, including lectures, role play and practical activities.

What areas are covered by the course?

Students will complete two mandatory units - Fundamentals of IT and Global Information, in addition to three further units which are relevant to the specialist endorsed pathway chosen by the student.

How is the course assessed?

This course is assessed through a combination of internal assessment and moderation, and external examination.

Career Opportunities

The ICT you will learn on this course is up-to-date, equipping you well for the future whether you choose to progress to Higher Education or employment. Many students continue their studies at degree level at university. Employment opportunities include Programmer, Network Designer, Network Engineer, Web Designer, Web Engineer, ICT Technician and Systems Manager alongside those mentioned above.