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ICT - GCE AS LEVEL (WJEC) at Durham Johnston Comprehensive School

Course description

AS Level units: Unit IT1: Data, information and knowledge, The value and importance of information, validation and verification, Capabilities and limitations of ICT, Uses of ICT in business, education, health and the home, Presenting information, Networks, Human Computer Interface, Social issues, Database systems, Modelling. Unit IT2: Solution to a problem involving three separate tasks. DTP, Web design, Sound and Video editing, Presentations and creating Business documentation feature within this unit.

Entry requirements

See our website: www.durham-johnston.durham.sch.uk

Future opportunities

You could take this course to complement other advanced level courses or to prepare for the A2 part of an Advanced GCE in Computing, which could lead onto higher education in areas of Computing and Information Technology or more general higher education courses as the course offers skills that are useful in lots of subjects. With further training you could go into a job directly related to Computing such as a Computer Programmer, ICT Technician or Website Developer. You could also go straight into a job as the AS GCE is a recognised qualification that will help you develop the skills, understanding and knowledge for entering today's workforce across many industries who depend on computers and technology more generally. You could take this course to complement other advanced level courses or to prepare for the A2 part of an Advanced GCE in Information and Communication Technology, which could lead onto higher education in areas of Information and Communication Technology or more general higher education courses as the course offers skills that are useful in lots of subjects. With further training you could go into a job directly related to Information and Communication Technology such as a Computer Programmer, ICT Technician or Website Developer. You could also go straight into a job as the AS GCE is a recognised qualification that will help you develop the skills, understanding and knowledge for entering today's workforce across many industries who depend on computers and technology more generally.

Further information

To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Connexions Personal Adviser or school/college careers staff.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Durham Johnston Comprehensive School directly.

Last updated date: 18 May 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year

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