Level 3 IT Diploma (Programming Pathway)

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Cambridge Technicals – Information Technology – OCR

Why study this course?

The Cambridge Technicals Level 3 in IT is an excellent way for students to develop their knowledge and skills in Programming The course is aimed at students who prefer a more vocational approach and want a practical hands-on experience of using computers. The course will help develop a number of skills and improve your understanding of how programming is used in industry.

What can you expect from this course?

This Award gives learners the opportunity to develop sector-specific knowledge and skills in a practical learning environment.

How is it assessed?

2 x 90 and 9 x 60 GLH units • Three externally examined units and a choice of eight further units, centre-assessed.

Name of Textbook

Cambridge Technicals Level 3 IT – OCR/ Hodder Education

What can I do after completing this qualification?

The digital sector is a major source of employment in the UK, with 1.46 million people working in digital companies and around 45,000 digital jobs advertised at any one time. Digital skills span all industries; almost all jobs in the UK today require employees to have a good level of digital literacy. The UK has positioned itself to be the ‘digital capital of Europe’ as it continues to invest billions every year in digital skills and commerce.

Students go on to work as Web Application Developers, Mobile Developers, Software Application Developers or Software Analysts.

What will I study? (include unit numbers and names)

Unit 1 – IT Fundamentals
Unit 2 – Global Information
Unit 3 – Cyber Security
Unit 6 – Application Design
Unit 8 – Project Management
Unit 9 – Product Development
Unit 12 – Mobile Development
Unit 13 – Social Media
Unit 14 – Software Engineering
Unit 17 Internet of Everything
Unit 21 Web Design

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