The aim of this unit is to enable learners to understand the features of relational databases and develop the skills necessary to design, create, populate and test a relational database incorporating advanced features

The aim of this unit is to ensure that learners understand both the personal attributes valued by employers and the principles of communicating effectively whist developing effective communication skills and addressing their own personal development needs.

The aim of this unit is to enable learners to understand the features of relational databases and to develop the skills necessary to design, create, populate and test a relational database incorporating advanced features


Learning outcomes On completion of this unit a learner should: 

  1. Understand the features of relational databases 
  2. Be able to design, create and populate a relational database  
  3. Be able to test a relational database

The aim of this unit is to enable a learner to understand web architecture and the factors that affect its performance and to be able to design and create interactive websites.


Learning outcomes On completion of this unit a learner should: 

  1. Understand web architecture and components 
  2. Understand the factors that influence website performance
  3. Be able to design websites
  4. Be able to create websites.

The aim of this unit is to ensure learners understand how organisations use information and the surrounding use of information, know about information systems and develop the skills necessary to produce management information.

This unit gives learners the opportunity to install and upgrade software on systems. To do this they must follow processes which have been agreed by an organisation to ensure a thorough and effective installation is performed. The role of software in controlling devices and systems needs to be understood, along with where the software is held and how it can be upgraded.