ICT AS/A2 Level at Netherthorpe School
You will enjoy the course if you have an interest in ICT. The course will also:
Increase your awareness of the benefits and drawbacks of ICT and its impact on the way people live their lives.
Increase your awareness of the impact of ICT in society.
Teach a range of decision making and analytical skills which are directly transferable to the dynamic business world we live in.
Unit 1 (G061) Information, systems and applications
60% of the total AS marks, 30% of the total A-Level marks
Unit 2 (G062) – Structured tasks
40% of the total AS marks, 20% of the total A-Level marks
Unit 3 (G063) ICT systems, applications and implications content
30% of the total A-Level marks
Unit 4 (G064 )– ICT project content
20% of the total A-Level marks
You should enjoy problem solving using ICT and be able to work independently as well as with others. You will need to have an interest in developing the knowledge and skills you need to be a competent and informed ICT user and practitioner.
1 piece of course and 1 exam per year.
This course provides a suitable qualification to progress on to University or full time employment.
Information and Communication Technology draws on a wide range of academic disciplines, with a focus on understanding organisational, technical and business problems and searching for appropriate solutions in a global information and communication technology (ICT) environment.
It leads to career opportunities within a wide variety of Information Communication Technology fields including networking, applications and systems analysis.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Netherthorpe School directly.