Learn how to develop valuable thinking and programming skills, using coding platforms such as Scratch and Python, to plan, write, test and evaluate a simple coded program. Understand the components that make up digital systems and how they communicate with one another, and other systems, and the impact of digital technology to the individual and to wider society.
The course will also cover the moral and legal issues such as spreading information, the right to privacy, risks to people's data, environmental issues such as recycling. These skills lead to progression that are extremely attractive in the modern workplace.
You will complete a project and sit an end of year exam in May /June 2021
Who is this course for?
Units / Modules
AO1 Demonstrate Knowledge and Understanding
- Learners demonstrate their ability to recall, select and communicate their knowledge and understanding of concepts, issues and terminology.
AO2 Apply Knowledge and Understanding
- Learners demonstrate their ability to apply their knowledge and understanding.
AO3 Analyse, Evaluate and Apply
- Learners demonstrate their ability to analyse problems in computational terms to make reasoned judgement and to design, program, and evaluate solutions.
Benefits / Skills
Career ProgressionEssential Digital, Programming, Science, Computer, Design, Development
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Course Fee (16-18)
Develop a broad interest in Computers
Learn an area which is well sort of for employment
Develop your confidence in ICT