Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma in IT (QCF)

LEVEL 3 CAMBRIDGE TECHNICAL INTRODUCTORY DIPLOMA IN IT (QCF)
(This course is funded through the Advanced Learning Loan)

Introduction

For anyone who sees their future career in IT or computing the Level 3 Introductory Diploma in IT is an excellent starting point. It covers a wide range of topics for those who have a specific career pathway in IT already mapped out as well as those who are not sure which specialism to follow. This course is very practical with plenty of opportunities to implement the theory that you learn. This is a portfolio-based work, which means that you have a very clear understanding of your progress throughout the course to help you plan and achieve your next steps.

Qualification Aim

The Cambridge Technicals provide opportunities to develop skills demanded by employers.
These qualifications and units are in the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF). They have been structured to enable learners to gain qualifications at their own pace and build on their achievements.
The Cambridge Technical qualifications offer learners the opportunity for a programme of study to:

  • prepare for further learning or training
  • develop essential knowledge, transferable skills and personal skills in a subject area that interests them with the aim of enhancing their employability
  • move into different areas of employment
  • develop their knowledge and skills as part of their Continual Professional Development (CPD) achieve a nationally recognised vocational qualification.

Qualification Number: 600/4623/5

Entry Code: 05349

Entry Requirements

This qualification is available to anyone who is capable of reaching the required standards. It has been developed free from any barriers that restrict access or progression thereby promoting equal opportunities.
All centre staff involved in the assessment or delivery of this qualification should understand the requirements of the qualification and match them to the needs and capabilities of individual candidates before entering them as candidates for this qualification.
There are no formal requirements for entry to this qualification.

What Can I Do Next?

Successful students can progress into work across a wide range of business- or management-based careers. Further study options include progressing into HNC/HND then University degree
For more information on how you can kick start your career, please visit the National Careers Service

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