ICT: Information and Communication Technology

ICT: Information and Communication Technology

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This course is a comprehensive introduction to ICT, Information and Communication Technology. Understand what ICT is and identify types and components of computer systems. Learn about Hardware and Software and understand the Information Processing Cycle. Get to grips with Emerging technologies and identify types of Input and Output Devices. Understand Network types and Network Hardware and what a Database is. Master key concepts with IGCSE examination-style questions.

Course design

The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.

You are taught through a combination of

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Endorsed Certificate of Achievement from the Quality Licence Scheme

Once the course has been completed and the assessment has been passed, all students are entitled to receive an endorsed certificate. This will provide proof that you have completed your training objectives, and each endorsed certificate can be ordered and delivered to your address for only £109.00. Please note that overseas students may be charged an additional £10 for postage.

CPD Certificate of Achievement from One Education

Upon successful completion of the course, you will be able to obtain your course completion e-certificate free of cost. Print copy by post is also available at an additional cost of £9.99 and PDF Certificate at £4.99.


This course and/or training programme has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course and/or training programme is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an endorsed lesson. Your training provider will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

Method of Assessment

To verify your enhanced skills in the subject, we recommend that you also complete the assignment questions. These can be completed at any time which is convenient for yourself and will be assessed by our in-house specialised tutors. Full feedback will then be given on your current performance, along with any further advice or support.

Why Study This Course

It doesn’t matter if you are an aspiring expert or absolute beginner; this course will enhance your expertise and boost your CV with critical skills and an acknowledged certificate attesting to your knowledge.

The ICT: Information and Communication Technology is fully available to anyone, and no previous lessons are needed to enrol. All One Education needs to know is that you are eager to learn and are over 16.

Course Curriculum

Section 01: Introduction
Introduction 00:06:00
What is ICT? 00:05:00
Hardware and Software 00:08:00
Information Processing Cycle 00:05:00
Software Explained 00:06:00
Human-Computer -Interface 00:07:00
Section 02: Impact of Emerging Technologies
Introduction-Impact of Emerging Technology 00:01:00
Artificial intelligence 00:03:00
Biometrics 00:03:00
Vision enhancement 00:02:00
Robotics 00:03:00
Quantum cryptography 00:03:00
Computer-assisted translation 00:02:00
3D and holographic imaging 00:03:00
Virtual reality 00:06:00
Section 03: Types of Input Devices
Types of Input Devices – Introduction 00:02:00
Manual input 00:07:00
Pointing devices 00:12:00
Inputting Images Devices 00:08:00
Inputting Sound & Music Devices 00:05:00
Direct input systems 00:07:00
Direct Input systems Part-2 00:05:00
Direct Input Systems Part-3 00:06:00
Direct Input Systems devices. Part-4 00:04:00
Sensors 00:05:00
Section 04: Types of Output Devices
Types of Input Devices – Introduction 00:02:00
Monitors 00:06:00
Printers 00:08:00
Plotters 00:03:00
3D Printers 00:04:00
Speakers 00:02:00
Control Devices 00:06:00
Section 05: Storage Devices and Media
Types of Storage Devices and Media 00:06:00
Magnetic Media 00:06:00
Optical media 00:10:00
Solid-State media 00:04:00
Backups 00:02:00
Section 06: Networks
What is a computer network? 00:07:00
Types of NETWORK- Local Area Network 00:07:00
Wide Area Network 00:07:00
Bluetooth and WI-FI in Networks 00:07:00
Network Hardware 00:03:00
Network Switch 00:05:00
Network Bridge 00:02:00
Networking Hardware Router 00:05:00
Modem 00:04:00
Network Cables 00:03:00
How to set up a small network? 00:07:00
Section 07: Database
What is a Database? 00:03:00
Database File 00:04:00
Database Types 00:09:00
Using Database 00:06:00
Data validation and verification 00:10:00
Section 08: Expert Systems
What is an expert system? 00:10:00
Section 09: ICT Applications
Applications in Banking: ATM, Electronic Fund Transfer 00:04:00
Applications in Banking: Internet Banking Telephone Banking 00:04:00
Applications in Banking: Cheque Clearing 00:05:00
RETAIL INDUSTRY Applications: POS 00:05:00
Retail: Stock Control 00:04:00
Retail: Automatic Reordering of Stock 00:03:00
Assignment – ICT: Information and Communication Technology 2 weeks, 1 day
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