The rationale for the qualification is that it provides a career path for learners who wish to develop a
broad base of knowledge and skills that will enable them to work in a variety of roles n the IT
industry, notably in .NET programming, system administration and network security. Learners will
also learn about entrepreneurship in a techno environment. The qualification is flexible in that it
offers elective choices of networking, web design or e-commerce – the latter being much in demand
in modern business.