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ICT at Attleborough Academy Norfolk

Course description

The department teaches the AQA speciļ¬cation. AS Level Units Practical Problem Solving in the Digital World - This unit looks at the practical uses of ICT to design, produce, test and evaluate different software solutions to store data and produce information.

Living in the Digital World - Looks at the uses and users of different ICT systems in business organisations eg stock control, payroll and communication systems. This includes the issues of health and safety, security, data transfer, backup and recovery.

A2 Level Units The Use of ICT in the Digital World - Looks at managing the issues surrounding the introduction of large ICT systems into a business. This includes the issues of training and supporting the users of the new system.

Coursework : Practical Issues Involved in the Use of ICT in the Digital WorldLooks at producing a relational database to meet the needs of local business. This follows the stages used in the ICT industry of: analysing user needs, design, implementation, testing, user documentation and evaluation.

Entry requirements

To study this course, in addition to the general entry requirements, you should have gained at least a grade C in ICT ( if you took the subject at GCSE), or equivalent.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Attleborough Academy Norfolk directly.

Last updated date: 04 June 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years

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