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Information Communication Technology at Isleworth & Syon School for Boys

Course description

AS Level (Year 12) At AS, the two units are complementary and are concerned with applying ICT to solve problems and the study of the opportunities for and affects of using ICT in the world today. Candidates will have the opportunity to put into practice a wide range of software and hardware to create solutions to solve problems. Unit 1 will cover: Practical use of ICT, identifying, designing, producing, testing, documenting and evaluating solutions. Data entry, storage, output of information, use of software, current health and safety legislation. Unit 2 will cover: ICT systems, their components, uses, users, safety and security Data and information, data transfer, backup and recovery. A2 Level (Year 13) At A2, students will study the concepts associated with the use of ICT in the 21st century. They will also have opportunities for acquiring skill needed in the IT profession such as co-operative working and project management. These practical skills can be developed in areas of ICT that are of interest to them. Students can also use these newly acquired skills as a springboard into other qualifications and working environments. Unit 3 will cover: Developments in technology, information needs of organisations, ICT systems, management of ICT. Developing ICT systems, introducing large ICT systems into organisations Training and supporting users of ICT systems Unit 4 will cover: Practical issues involved in managing the use of ICT in organisations Investigating, analysing, defining requirements Selecting and using appropriate technologies, designing solutions, methods for testing and installation, documenting and evaluating.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Isleworth & Syon School for Boys directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years

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