INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - KEY STAGE 5
ICT is an extremely popular choice at Key Stage 5. The Level 3 Cambridge Technical in ICT encapsulate this through a wide range of units such as installing hardware, creating a website, identifying an IT fault, computer animation and e-commerce.
It is an ideal foundation for students entering the workplace or higher education, providing them with a theoretical background reinforced with practical skills that transfer into the modern workplace.
There is a wide choice of units that the students can undertake and the option to take either a business, technical or creative strand.
The qualification is entirely coursework based and has full UCAS points so can be used as a stepping stone to higher education.
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