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Preparing to take the CSA test - short course

CP350 Live remote training course

This short course, delivered by an experienced Professional Development Leader will support you ahead of taking the CSA test. You'll have the opportunity to ask questions and revise topics.

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Practical work Algorithmic thinking Computer networks Computer systems Data & information Impact of technology Programming Safety & Security Design and technology Mathematics Key stage 3 Key stage 4
Live remote training course 90 minutes
  • Live remote training 30 March 16:00—30 March 2023

This short course will support you prepare for completing the Computer Science Accelerator (CSA) programme, which will lead to you achieving a national certificate in computer science subject knowledge. By attending this course, you’ll gain support from an experienced Professional Development Leader, who will be able to support you with difficult topics, revise key concepts, answer any questions about subject knowledge, guide you to useful resources and discuss practice questions, ahead of completing the CSA test.

Who is it for?

This short course is suitable for you once you’ve completed at least two Computer Science Accelerator courses. You may find this course useful if you need support ahead of taking the CSA test, alternatively, you may wish to book onto further CSA courses, found on our courses page.

Topics covered

Preparing to take the CSA test, revision session – this session will support you with the final steps to taking the CSA test, you’ll be guided by an experienced Professional Development Leader and have the opportunity to discuss subject knowledge topics, explore resources, answer practice questions and discuss any questions you may have.

How long is this course?

This course includes one session, running for a total of 1 hour and 30 minutes.

How will you learn?

Scheduled live, interactive online sessions led by an experienced Professional Development Leader.


By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • identify subject knowledge areas of the GCSE curriculum that you need further support with
  • gain support from an experienced Professional Development Leader, ask questions and develop your subject knowledge around self-identified topics

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