ICT Diploma

Year 1: You will study the following three mandatory units:

Unit 1: Information Technology Systems
Externally assessed through a 2 hour written examination set and marked by the exam board

Unit 2: Creating Systems to Manage Information
Externally assessed through a task set and marked by Pearson over 5 hours in a one-week period

Unit 3: Using Social Media in Business
Assessed by written assignments

You will study one of the following optional units in year 1:

Unit 5: Data Modelling
Assessed by internal assignment

Unit 6: Website Development
Assessed by internal assignment

Year 2: You will study the following three mandatory units:

Unit 4: Programming                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Assessed by written assignments

Unit 9: I.T. Project Management
Assessed by written assignments

Unit 11: Cyber Security and Incidence Management
Externally assessed by a task set over a 9 hour period and marked by the exam board

You will also study two optional units in year 2