You will explore a variety of different tools and systems that are used within the world of work. You will also review relationships between hardware and software that form an IT system, and the way that systems work individually and together. Social media websites are massive in businesses and are a vital part of making sure effective communication is given to customers.
You will look at social media within businesses and create a campaign to run live. You will develop your knowledge and practical skills in IT, including web design and e-commerce, data communications, expert systems and computing. You’ll find out about how computer systems work and learn how to use different applications. Assignments are based on workplace situations so you will get a real insight into the careers available in IT and what it is like to work in industry.
A number of specifications will be changing and prospectus entries are based on information we have to date. This means that course content may be subject to change.
4 GCSEs at grade 4-9 (A*-C) including English + Maths
Students from this course have gone on to university to study computing, e-Business, IT for practitioners and software engineering. The course develops valuable skills for other higher level courses and employment.