Information Technology Extended Certificate

In a world where Information Technology (IT) is constantly changing, individuals increasingly need technological and information literacy skills that include the ability to gather, process and manipulate data. The impact of IT on society is enormous and as the percentage of businesses and households connected to communication networks such as the internet grows, so does the need for individuals who understand these new technologies. 


What can I expect?


Recall, select and communicate knowledge and understanding of IT Apply knowledge, understanding and skills to produce IT-based solutions Analyse, evaluate, make reasoned judgements and present conclusions. 

Areas of theory covered are:

 

  • Recall, select and communicate knowledge and understanding of IT
  • Apply knowledge, understanding and skills to produce IT-based solutions
  • Analyse, evaluate, make reasoned judgements and present conclusions

 

You will explore and gain skills in all of the following areas:

 

  • Communication
  • Database design
  • Graphics design
  • Literacy
  • Group work
  • Independence 

 


What do we do?


App DesignProject PlanningCreating Multimedia Product
What do I need? It is preferable that students should achieve a Grade 4 in at least one of either English or Maths.


What about the future? 


ICT opens a world of opportunities, from IT Support Technician, Network Engineer, Software Engineer to Web Designer or Games Developer. 

“ICT in education is the key to unlocking the skills and knowledge of our future generations of young people. It is the tool for learning for the 21st century.” 

Kate McKenzie