In a technically advanced growing world, the use of apps and computers for business is increasing. Every company, organisation and TV show aspires to have the greatest website, they have presence on social media and companies are fighting cybercrime.
What you will study:
Fundamentals of IT
Jobs/Work within IT
IT in Business
You will learn about hardware, software, networks, the ethical use of computers and how business use IT. You will gain experience designing a website to meet the needs of a locally linked employer. You will develop skills in App Development to design, code and build a mobile phone app to try and compete in this growing industry of App Design.
General entry criteria apply plus a Grade 4 in GCSE
Maths and GCSE English.
The IT industry offers a wide range of career opportunities, including: technical support, website development, application development, data analyst, project management, systems analyst, game designer/developer. Students often progress to university, apprenticeships or employment.