Many activities are in some way affected or influenced by computers. What we once recognised as a computer may now be found in an everyday item like a mobile telephone, a car or a washing machine.
This course teaches you enough about different software applications in order to be able to choose which tools and techniques are most suitable and use them competently. There will be a focus on PCs and you will be able to explain the use of common hardware components. You will learn about the different parts of a computer system, how they connect together and the capacity and performance of these devices.
There are 3 Core Units related to the use of IT in the work place. 2-4 mandatory units depending on the route you take.
4 GCSEs at A*- D or acceptable alternatives, must include English Language and Maths
Exams and Coursework