BTEC L2 IT Assignment 1 Essay

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Assignment front sheet
Learner name Assessor name
Uzair Majid
Umar Faruk
Date issued
Completion date
Submitted on
W/C 22.09.2014

Unit number and title
BTEC Level 2 Diploma in IT
Unit 1 – Communicating in the IT Industry

Assignment title
Assignment 1.1 – Communicating with different audiences
In this assessment you will have opportunities to provide evidence against the following criteria.
Indicate the page numbers where the evidence can be found.

Criteria reference
To achieve the criteria the evidence must show that the student is able to:

Task no.

Communicate IT-related information to a technical audience


Communicate IT-related information to a nontechnical audience


Use IT tools safely to effectively communicate and exchange information



Learner declaration
I certify that the work submitted for this assignment is my own and research sources are fully acknowledged.

Learner signature: Uzair Majid Date: 30.10.2014

Assignment brief
BTEC Level 2 Diploma in IT
Unit number and title
Unit 1 – Communicating in the IT Industry
Start date
W/C 22.09.14
Last lesson W/C 29.09.14
Assessor name
Umar Faruk

Assignment title
Assignment 1.1 - Communicating with different audiences
The purpose of this assignment is to:
When working in the IT industry it is important to be able to communicate IT related information to a technical audience (like fellow IT developers) and to a non technical audience (for example low level IT users). In addition, any exchange of information must always be done safely, which is another important aspect of working with IT.
You have recently gained employment as a junior IT technician at a local graphic design company called iGraphix, who specialise in designing programmes and flyers for sporting events. The company takes on design work for all sorts of clients for a range of different sports, including football, hockey, netball, rugby and cricket.
The company has a number of powerful personal computers to do the design work, which also has Internet access to allow clients to email details about the events to the iGraphix design team.
Business has been going very well for the company, but there are two problems emerging with the use of email:
Due to recent high-profile media stories, the company is concerned about the threat of email-borne viruses
Some clients have limited experience of using IT and email and are put off by having to email details about their design work requirements to the company
Task 1
Create an information sheet to be distributed to the design team, explaining the dangers of email-borne viruses. Ensure that the information sheet is written for a technical audience.
Task 2
Create a leaflet to send out to new clients, explaining how to use email, in