Information Technology

Vocational Level 3

Exam Board: Information Technology Introductory Diploma – OCR

  • The IT Introductory Diploma – Level 3 is equivalent to one A Level

Course Summary

This Diploma gives you the opportunity to explore the IT Sector and its various components, with the workplace in mind. After studying the Diploma you will have a set of practical, transferable skills tailored for working in the IT Sector, pursuing an apprenticeship or studying at university.

Entry Requirements

  • GCSEs to include a minimum Grade 4 in English and Mathematics


This course has a mixture of:

  • 40% exam
  • 60% coursework



  • Fundamentals of IT
  • Global Information
  • Application Design
  • Product Development
  • Web Design and Prototyping

Why choose this course?

  • State-of-the-art facilities and technology
  • A practical and theory focus
  • Working to industry standards to complete a year long project, incorporating employment involvement

Where might it lead?

Due to its focus on both theoretical and practical skills, this course often leads to further study at university, level four apprenticeships and employment in Graphic and Web Design, Animation, User Support, Computing, Business Information Systems, Software Engineering, and Computer Game Design.


Divya Beri

"I participate in the Barton Peveril Choir and have been taken part in the concerts held in Romsey Abbey and the Rose Theatre. I have met some amazing people at choir and friends that I will keep for life."

Read more about Divya and some of our other students.