vocational ict

Level 3 Cambridge Technical in ICT

Exam Board
OCR
Entry requirements
There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification. However it would be advantageous if learners have studied similar unit content at Level 2. It is recommended that learners have, or are working towards, a grade 4/grade C or above in maths and English GCSEs.
What will I study?
This qualification is suitable for learners
• studying to prepare for employment in the IT sector
• who want to progress into IT-related apprenticeships
• who want to gain a level 3 qualification to support further study in Further Education (FE) or to progress to Higher Education (HE) in in IT
• studying for career development and who are already in employment.
Assessment
Two of the five units covered are exam based. They are graded pass, merit, distinction and distinction*. The other three units are internally assessed and externally moderated.
What skills will I gain?
Compulsory units will lead to students gaining skills in computer fundamentals and global communications. Students can then progress down a more specific route including:
• Application development
• IT infrastructure 
• Data analysis  
Studying beyond the classroom 
The course has been designed in collaboration with experts spanning the breadth of the sector, the Cambridge Technical in IT focuses on the skills, knowledge and understanding that today’s universities and employers demand. 
Future pathways
The four key pathways you can pursue when studying this course are:
• IT Infrastructure Technician 
• Emerging Digital Technology Practitioner 
• Application Developer 
• Data Analyst.