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Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate

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 During Year 12 you will complete two external examinations, one in January and the other in summer. You will also begin your first of two coursework units ‘Product Development’ in Year 12, as part of this coursework unit you will design and create an App for a client. The ‘Internet of Everything’ coursework unit allows you to solve a problem for a client which involves investigation and research, culminating in a ‘Dragon’s Den’ style pitch of a feasibility study which is evidenced as a recording. Last year students designed SMART technologies for Liverpool Airport. . Knowledge gained in the study of this unit will also help prepare you for relevant industry qualifications such as Cisco IoE. 

The three examined units are ‘Fundamentals of IT,’ ‘Global Information,’ and ‘Cyber Security.’ In Year 13 you will complete the unit on Cyber Security with the final examination in January, as well as both coursework units.

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