Cambridge Technicals

 

Cambridge Technicals Diploma (Double Award) + Careers Ready

 

Course Description

 

The Diploma covers a broad range of the ICT. All assessment is via coursework and contains no exams. The Diploma is a great industry recognised qualification that covers all areas of ICT. Students also get the chance to apply for the Careers Ready scheme

 

All coursework based

 

Year 1

  • Communication & Employability Skills for IT

    Learn how ICT is used in everyday life and how it benefits us

  • Information Systems

    Develop skills in creating a range of systems

  • Website Design

    Learn how to create a website and the theory behind it

  • Database

    Develop database development skills

  • It Technical Support

    Understand the role of a technician and develop the skills required

    Mobile technology

  • Understand how mobile technology is shaping the future

 

Year 2

  • Computer Games Platforms

    Look at the history of gaming and the future!

  • Graphics

    Develop your graphics skills in Photoshop

  • Multimedia

    Understand how to use a range of Multimedia from video editing to animation.

  • Project Planning

    Learn to plan and manage a project

  • Spreadsheet Modelling

    Develop spreadsheet development skills

  • Web Animation

    Develop skills in creating animations for the web

 

Entry Requirements

 

Required

Preferred

5 GCSEs at Grades A*-C

Grade B in GCSE English Language and Maths; Credit in CiDA or DiDA

 

 

Assessment

100% Coursework

 

+Careers Ready

The Careers ready programme links students with the world of work and offers for the following.

  • Places students with a mentor from business

  • Visits to industry

  • Trip to London

  • Master Classes

  • Paid internship

 

Cambridge Technicals Level 3

 

Course Discription

 

The Cambridge technicals offer more of a vocational option. All assessment is via coursework and contains no exams.  The technical is a great way to get an overview of ICT where you will undertake both theory and practical tasks. 

 

Year 1

Learn how ICT is used in everyday life and how it benefits us

  • Information Systems

    Develop skills in creating a range of systems

  • Website Design

    Learn how to create a website and the theory behind it

 

Year 2

  • Computer Games Platforms

    Look at the history of gaming and the future!

  • Graphics

    Develop your graphics skills in Photoshop

  • Multimedia

    Understand how to use a range of Multimedia from video editing to animation.

 

Entry Requirements

Required

Preferred

5 GCSEs at Grades A* to E or equivalent

Previous experience in ICT or a keen interest in ICT

 

Assessment

100% Coursework