This element involves students managing and operating ICT to investigate, create and communicate.
Students apply technical knowledge and skills to select, use and troubleshoot appropriate digital technologies. They develop an understanding of hardware and software components, and operations of appropriate ICT systems, including their functions, processes, procedures and devices. Students apply technical knowledge and skills to efficiently and securely manage and maintain digital data. In developing and acting with ICT capability, students:
- select and use hardware and software
- understand ICT systems
- manage digital data.
Typically by the end of Foundation Year, students:
Select and use hardware and software
identify and safely operate ICT systems to complete relevant simple specified tasks and seek help when encountering a problem
Understand ICT systems
identify common consumer ICT systems with input and output functions
Manage digital data
save and retrieve digital data with support