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Applied ICT

Posted by appliedict on April 26, 2006

The Applied ICT course aims to develop vocational skills in a range of ICT subjects including:

Year 1

  • The Information Age – online services, the digital divide, and life in the information age.
  • The Digital Economy – transactional websites, business processes, threats to data and measures used to protect data, and database skills.
  • The Knowledge Worker – evaluating a business problem with a spreadsheet.
  • Systems Design and Installation – analyse hardware and software requirements for end users, install, configure hardwaren and software.
  • Web Development – planning, designing, building, and testing a website.
  • Technical Support – internet connectivity, security issues, email and webbased
    tools for collaborative working.

Year 2

  • Using Database Software – design and build a large database, and analyse the data stored in a database.
  • Managing ICT Projects – set up and run a small-scale software project, plan for and produce a required software product.
  • Communications and Networks – design and produce a presentation of a
    network solution to meet the needs of a specified client, and carry out routine network management activities.
  • Using Multimedia Software – design, development and testing of an interactive multimedia product for a specified target audience.
  • Using Spreadsheet Software – design, develope and test of a spreadsheet capable of analysing, interpreting andcommunicating complex data.
  • Programming – the stages involved in program development including:program specification that states what the client requires the program to do, design, coding of the program itself, testing, documentation for both the client and for other programmers and, finally, evaluation to see if the program meets the requirements of the client and to assess the efficiency of the implementation.

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