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ICT GCSE Level 1/2 at Oakwood Park Grammar School

Course description

This is a new course with a heavy practical focus which is fully assessed by coursework. There are 4 levels to this qualification. For each level, 2 coursework modules must be completed to Pass, Merit or Distinction level. It is expected that all students will complete the first level in one year; some students may complete the second level in that time. The modules which will be studied include: Unit 1 – ICT skills for business, Unit 20 – Animation. Equivalent to 1 GCSE. Unit 21 – Computer Graphics, Unit 2 – Websites. Equivalent to 2 GCSEs. Unit 7 – Databases, Unit 22 – Sound. Equivalent to 3 GCSEs. Unit 6 – Spreadsheets, Unit 23 – Video. Equivalent to 4 GCSEs

Entry requirements

None.1 year for all year 9s. Students will start at Unit 1 if new to the school. 1 year for all year 10s who choose ICT as an option

Future opportunities

You could take this course to prepare for advanced level courses such as an A/AS Level in ICT or you may need to strengthen your grades by completing a foundation or intermediate vocational qualification.With further training, you could go into a job related to ICT such as a Web Designer, IT Technician or Software Programmer.You could also go straight into employment and do further training or part time study with the support of your employer.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-3 years