Theory- Types and components of computer systems, input and output devices, storage devices and media, networks and the effects of using, the effects of using ICT, ICT applications.
Practical- File management, image manipulation, layout, styles, proofing tools, graphs and charts, document production, data manipulation.
Theory- The systems life cycle, safety and security, audience appreciation.
Practical- data management, presentations, data analysis, website authoring.
BTEC IT- Sample Units
Year 12- Unit 1- Digital devices in IT systems, transmitting data, operating online, protecting data and information, impact of IT systems, using and manipulating systems, moral, ethical and legal issues.
Year 13- Unit 3- Explore the impact of social media on the ways in which organisations promote their products and services, develop a plan to use social media in a business to meet requirements, implement the use of social media in a business.