Students study a range of industry standard subject areas in the field of IT and can choose from a range of optional units that interest and inspire them. These topic areas, or units, can be combined to create a coherent focus which will help them towards further study in IT, post¬16 education or employment. Examples include:
- Collaborative Technologies: using Content Management Systems for sales or services
- IT Support: help desk and software and hardware maintenance
- Back and Front Office Support: producing documents, spreadsheets and presentations
Why study IT User Skills?
The qualifications are a good grounding for any students in any discipline since the skills acquired in computer use and applications will apply to any field of study and at any level. Students wishing to work in local companies will have the application skills and specialist knowledge to work in administration, marketing, sales, research and development, accounting or technical roles.