Component 1: Fundamentals of IT
This is a core component as it provides a solid foundation in the fundamentals of hardware, networks, software, the ethical use of computers andhow business uses IT.
Component 2: Global Information
This unit helps develop an understanding of how organisations use information both internally and externally whilst gaining a deeper appreciation of the legislation impacting on this area.
Component 3: Cyber Security
Studying this unit provides the opportunity to gain knowledge and understanding of the range of threats, vulnerabilities and risks that impact on both individuals and organisations. Whilst studying for this unit students will learn about the solutions that can be used to prevent or deal with cyber security incidents resulting from these challenges.
Component 4: Internet of Everything
In this unit we investigate the way the internet is impacting on society and our everyday lives and devices we use.
Component 5: Product Development
Learn about different product design methodologies and the role of the product development life cycle. In addition, students will discover the factors that influence product developments.
|1: Fundamentals of IT||Written exam||1h 30m||25%|
|2: Global Information||Written exam||1h 30m||25%|
|3: Cyber Security||Written paper||1h||16.6%|
|4: Internet of Everything||Practical||N/A||16.6%|
|5: Product Development||Practical||N/A||16.6%|
- Start Date: September 2024
- Awarding Body: OCR
- Study Mode: Full Time
- Course Length: 2 Years
- Further Maths
- Business Studies
- Social Sciences
Achievement in this qualification complements study in a wide range of subject areas and can help you prepare for using Information Technology in a wide range of working environments.
Employment opportunities in the computing and Information Technology areas are growing rapidly and include: Computer System Architects, Computer System Analysts, Data analysts, Information Security analysts, Network Administrators, Software developers and many more.