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Applied Information and Communication Technology AS at Therfield School

Course description

The Information Age (portfolio) The Digital Economy (portfolio) The Knowledge Worker (examination)

Entry requirements

You need to satisfy the school's general requirements for study at advanced level. An interest in ICT and an understanding of the main software applications is required. The importance of coursework means that a minimum grade of C in both GCSE English and GCSE ICT is desirable.

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 Information and Communication Technology, which could lead onto higher education, BTEC Higher Nationals or NVQ Levels 3 and 4 in areas of information and communication technology or more general courses. 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 a job as the AS GCE is a recognised qualification that will provide you with a good knowledge and understanding of ICT that many employers across lots of industries are looking for

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 Therfield School directly.

Last updated date: 26 May 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year