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Applied ICT A Level at Brimsham Green School

Course description

This is a broad based vocational qualification which aims to encourage students to develop broad skills, knowledge and understanding of the ICT sector. The qualification prepares students for further study or training.

At AS level, work involves producing documents to a professional standard for a purpose; these will include paper-based and multimedia electronic documents. ‘How organisations use ICT’ will examine how ICT is so pervasive in different organisations and the impact this has on working practices. Students will conduct an investigation and collect, analyse and present findings for the unit ‘ICT solutions for individuals and society’.

A2 level work involves more sophisticated use of software to produce solutions for a purpose, including the planning, implementation, and management of an ICT project.

Course content

AS Level

Unit title: Using ICT to communicate Assessment: Coursework

Unit title: ICT Solutions for Individuals and Society Assessment: Coursework

Unit title: How organisations use ICT Assessment: Examination


A2 Level

Unit title: Compulsory unit: Working to a brief Assessment: Derogated assessment method

Two further units, which may include:

Unit title: Interactive multimedia products Assessment: Coursework

Unit title: Developing & creating websites Assessment: Coursework

Future opportunities

This course is an excellent general ICT qualification.

It is useful in its own right or can be used as preparation for further ICT training of a practical nature or for more academic degree courses.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Brimsham Green School directly.

Last updated date: 20 September 2016

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    • Welcome to Cotswold Edge, a collaboration of the three sixth forms of Brimsham Green School, Chipping Sodbury School and Yate International Academy. This new post 16 collaboration will broaden the curriculum offer and excellence in teaching and learning for the young people of the area.

      Through this partnership we are able to offer a wide range of academic and vocational qualifications, enabling students to select the courses which meet their needs and interests.

      We aim to provide a safe, secure and most importantly, stimulating environment in which to study.  We offer enthusiastic, dedicated teaching through staff who are equipped to provide you, the student, with excellent tuition in your chosen subject.

      Our sixth form collaboration ensures a personalised programme of support so that all young people can achieve their very best, in an environment where aspirations are high, levels of care, support and guidance are second to none and where excellence thrives.