30% - Unit one: Practical Skills in IT (internal assessment)
Tasks will cover 10 practical skills from two skills groups. The learner will carry out these tasks and provide a portfolio of evidence.
30% - Unit two: Creating IT systems (internal assessment)
Students will design, explain, plan, build and configure an appropriate IT system for a user, test and evaluate its performance.
40% - Unit three: Fundamentals of IT (90 minutes external examination)
Covering the core: IT systems; hardware; software; networks; securing IT systems; data and information and emerging technologies.