Institute of Information and Communication Technology

Introductory Certificate in ICT


Course details

The ICT industry is a dynamic sector which requires a number of technical people to cope with the constantly evolving computing technologies. IT persons offer support in these technologies and help other IT specialists in their daily job.
The Introductory Certificate in ICT offers knowledge in basic skills as well as knowledge in the fundamentals of computer systems and programming skills. The programme offers learners the necessary knowledge about the basic components that make up a computer system by being able to distinguish the different parts of a computer system, as well as learn about the software design phases and how to install hardware. Skills will be developed in how to design simple algorithms and simple computer programs.
L-industrija tal-ICT hija settur dinamiku li jirrikjedi għadd ta’ persuni tekniċi biex ilaħħaq mat-teknoloġiji tal-computing li qed jevolvu b’mod kostanti. Il-persuni tal-IT joffru appoġġ f’dawn it-teknoloġiji u jgħinu lil speċjalisti oħra tal-IT fl-impjieg ta’ kuljum tagħhom.
L-Introductory Certificate in ICT joffri għarfien fir-rigward tal-ħiliet bażiċi u tal-elementi fundamentali ta’ sistemi tal-kompjuter u l-ħiliet tal-ipprogrammar. Il-programm joffri lill-istudenti l-għarfien neċessarju dwar il-komponenti bażiċi li jiffurmaw is-sistema tal-kompjuter, b’tali mod li jkunu jistgħu jiddistingwu bejn il-partijiet differenti ta’ sistema tal-kompjuter, kif ukoll jitgħallmu dwar il-fażijiet tad-disinn tas-softwer u kif jinstallaw il-ħardwer. Jiġu żviluppati ħiliet fid-disinn ta’ algoritmi sempliċi u programmi sempliċi tal-kompjuter.
Level 1
1 year full-time

All MCAST programmes undergo periodic revision. The current document is the latest specification available and is for guidance only.
Programme specifications are subject to change before commencement of academic year 2019-2010.

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Finished Compulsory Education
Initial Assessment Tests (as may be applicable)

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