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CAREERS WEEK ICT/COMPUTING

CAREERS WEEK ICT/COMPUTING

COMPUTING CAREERS HTTPS: //WWW. YOUTUBE. COM/WATCH? V=MUCTKB 1 OF WU When watching the video

COMPUTING CAREERS HTTPS: //WWW. YOUTUBE. COM/WATCH? V=MUCTKB 1 OF WU When watching the video try to think about what skills you would need for a job in computing

DISCUSS WHAT SKILLS YOU NEED TO WORK IN COMPUTING Skills

DISCUSS WHAT SKILLS YOU NEED TO WORK IN COMPUTING Skills

COMPUTER SCIENCE WILL GIVE YOU THE SKILLS TO BE Be logical • Good foundation

COMPUTER SCIENCE WILL GIVE YOU THE SKILLS TO BE Be logical • Good foundation in logic will help with the skills needed for algorithms and coding when it comes to computer science. Be mathematic • When you’re programming functions and commands into computers, you need to understand the basis of all of that is in mathematics. Challenge yourself • Computing specialists test in real-life technical challenges Be calm in stressful environments • You need to be able to process large amounts of technical information quickly. Be creative • Being a computer expert doesn’t really mean you are restricted to one single method or practice. An example is a web designer needs to be very creative and artistic Learn from failure, then quickly move on

EXTENDED WRITING 1. What are your first thoughts when think about careers in ICT?

EXTENDED WRITING 1. What are your first thoughts when think about careers in ICT? 2. Pick one from the list and write a paragraph explaining how ICT might be used in the daily life of the person chosen. (If you have time, write for two of the people listed) – Teachers at a school – A factory worker – A builder – The CEO of an International Company

COMPUTING CAREERS • https: //www. youtube. com/watch? v=ML 35 A 6 d. Kt qo

COMPUTING CAREERS • https: //www. youtube. com/watch? v=ML 35 A 6 d. Kt qo

HOW MANY JOBS CAN YOU THINK OF WHERE YOU COULD USE THE SKILLS THAT

HOW MANY JOBS CAN YOU THINK OF WHERE YOU COULD USE THE SKILLS THAT COMPUTER SCIENCE GIVES YOU? • Application analyst • Business analyst • Data analyst • Games developer • Information systems manager • IT consultant • Multimedia programmer • SEO specialist • Software engineer • Systems analyst • Web designer • Web developer

EXAMPLES • Key skills include: Network engineer- Network engineering is one of the more

EXAMPLES • Key skills include: Network engineer- Network engineering is one of the more technically demanding IT jobs. Broadly speaking the role involves setting up, administering, maintaining and upgrading communication systems, local area networks and wide area networks for an organisation. Network engineers are also responsible for security, data storage and disaster recovery strategies. • analysis Key skills include: • logical thinking • specialist network knowledge • teamwork • communication • attention to detail • planning Salary – average salary £ 35, 000 up to £ 110, 000 • analysis Software developer - Software developers implement software solutions by building programs, applications and websites. They write and test code, often using development tools. • problem solving Salary – average £ 40, 000, senior £ 70, 000 plus Web designer – Web designers create the design and layout of a website or web pages, working with colleagues or clients to meet their requirements. Their role is different to web developers, who specialise in making web designs a reality; however, there can be crossover between the two roles. Key skills include: • communication • attention to detail • problem solving • Creativity • Salary – average £ 35, 000 up to £ 80, 000