How do I #DiscoverTheDifference with ICT?
ICT is a practical work-related course. You learn by completing realistic IT projects, presented through vocational based assignments.
Lessons are delivered with state-of-the-art technologies in well- equipped facilities, by experienced teachers.
Work is assessed through a variety of methods such as role-play and practical's.
What will I study?
• Advanced Computer Hardware and Software.
• System Security.
• Web Design, Gaming and Animation.
• The impact of ICT on industries and their relationship with both products and audiences.
What makes ICT at #H6 different?
• You visit the Insomnia Gaming Festival, BETT Show 2020 and a Technology Museum.
• There are opportunities to attend IT Seminars.
• You learn Advanced Computer Hardware and Software and System Security.
• You learn Web Design, Gaming and Animation.
How will I be assessed?
After the delivery of each unit of the course, you will be issued with an assignment, which covers a pass, merit and distinction criteria.
BTEC Level 1
Assessments are carried out through assignments and coursework.
BTEC Level 2 & 3
Assessments are carried out through assignments, coursework and two externally marked exams.
BTEC Level 1
A few GCSE grades 2 or below. However, you will be required to have an appropriate level of English.
BTEC Level 2
Either - Three or more GCSE grades 3 or above. Or - Level 1 Diploma in a relevant subject.
BTEC Level 3
Either - Four GCSE grades 9-4, including a minimum grade 5 in English or Maths.
Or - Level 2 Diploma at Merit or Distinction and minimum GCSE grade 5 in English or Maths.
Many students who study this course then go into the career field of Software Development or Programmer, which are often referred to as Web Designers, Database Analysts or Technical Support.
From here, your career would typically progress into a Senior Programmer or Senior Software Developer before advancing up the career ladder as a Software Project Manager, Consultant or Systems Analyst.