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Applied ICT AS/A2 Level at Balby Carr Community Academy

Course description

Applied ICT GCE is equivalent to an AS/A2 qualification but takes a practical vocational route.

Therefore the course combines practical application and ICT theory. You will be asked to complete 6 units which will be assessed through the completion of a variety of portfolios and two external tests.

Course content



Using ICT to communicate Portfolio

How organisations use ICT External

ICT solutions for individuals Portfolio

Advanced GCE Form of assessment

Working to a brief External

Developing and creating websites Portfolio

Interactive multimedia products Portfolio

Entry requirements

The Applied ICT course is only suitable for students who can confidently use a computer and can express themselves well in a written format.

You will be expected to have achieved grade A-C in other subjects, preferably English, Math and ICT.

However the most important requirement is the ability to work independently, to deadlines and the capability to produce the high standard of work required.


The course will be assessed in two ways:

1) External examination/assignment

2) The production of portfolios (see above)

Future opportunities

Students who study this subject go on to enter many careers. The most common are:

  • ICT
  • Administration
  • Retail Management
  • Marketing
  • Public Relations

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Balby Carr Community Academy directly.

Last updated date: 02 June 2015

Key information

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