Vocational (Level 3)

Information Technology

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IN THIS MODERN DIGITAL AGE, THERE IS A SIGNIFICANT DEMAND FOR PEOPLE WITH A ROBUST KNOWLEDGE OF HOW INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY CAN BE INTEGRATED AND USED.

This course will explore a variety of topics, from the relationship between hardware and software, to managing and processing data and using it to communicate and share information. Practical tasks will also develop transferable skills which can be used to access university or employment.

Students on this course are encouraged to undertake course-related work experience and can benefit from our extensive range of links with local employers.

Topics Include:

Single and Double:

  • Information technology systems
  • Creating systems to manage information
  • Using social media in business
  • Website development.

Double Only:

  • Programming
  • Digital animation and effects
  • IT project management
  • Cyber security and incident management.

Career Options:

Software developer, web/content developer, mobile apps designer, games designer, programmer and IT/business analysis support.

University Options:

Business Information and Technology, Digital Technology Solutions, Computer Games Technology, Creative Technology, Information Technology Management for Business, Computing Forensics, Computer Networks   & Security.

Course Requirements

At least five GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including English Language and Maths.

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