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Information and Creative Technology Certificate Level 2

Practical Vs Theory


Course overview

Develop a range of skills and knowledge for a career in the IT industry. This course will give you a solid understanding of web technologies, computer systems, multimedia product development and computational thinking, and provide you with the expertise to maintain computer hardware, software and computer networks whilst developing a digital portfolio to showcase your skills. You will have the opportunity to take part in many external trips including Bletchley Park and Cadbury World where you will investigate automated systems. You will meet a range of guest speakers from the industry to give you top tips for advancing your career in IT and Computing. This course is approximately 50% theory and 50% practical. Unit Information:

  • The Online World External
  • Technology Systems External
  • A Digital Portfolio Internal
  • Computing in the Workplace Internal
  • Multimedia Products Development Internal
  • Computational Thinking Internal
  • Database Development Internal
  • Computer Networks Internal
  • Installing and Maintaining Computer Software Internal
  • Installing and Maintaining Computer Hardware Internal


What Does The Programme Include

You will learn through a variety of different methods to support individual learning styles including; written reports, practical activities, presentations, posters, displays, leaflets and through utlising social media.

Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs at gradeS 3/​D or above, including English and Maths, or a relevant Level 1 Diploma including English and maths.

How The Course Will Be Assessed

We use varying methods of assessment both individual and in group work to enhance your learning experience for internally assessed units, however two of the mandatory units are externally assessed by examination.

Potential Future Career

On successful completion of this course you can progress to the IT, Computing or Air and Defence Diplomas Level 3, or enter employment.


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