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Level 3 Extended Diploma in ICT Practitioners (Systems Support & Networking) at Ashton Sixth Form College

Course description

Ideal for students who are interested in I.T. and enjoy working on assignments rather than sitting examinations. You will complete 18 units; a grade of pass, merit, distinction or distinction* for each one is determined by assessing your work against clearly defined criteria and is equivalent to three A-levels.

Course content

Mandatory Units

Communication and Employability Skills for IT, Computer Systems, Information Systems, Managing Networks, Computer Networks, Communication Technologies, IT Technical Support, IT Systems Troubleshooting and Repair

Optional Units Available at ASFC

Software Design & Development, Systems Analysis & Design, Event Driven Programming, Object Oriented Programming, Procedural Programming, Database Design, Client side customisation of Web Pages, Human Computer Interaction, Controlling Systems using IT, Maintaining Computer Systems, Website Production, Computer Games Platforms and Technology, Computer Game Design, Spreadsheet Modelling.

Entry requirements

Minimum 4 Grade Cs at GCSE or Equivalent

Grade D - GCSE Maths


100% Coursework

Future opportunities

ICT Practitioners students progress onto a wide variety of degrees and careers.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Ashton Sixth Form College directly.

Last updated date: 20 October 2015
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