ICT AS Level

Students will be prepared for the future employment market in having a wide ranging skills development in the area of computer management and implementation of technology in the real life time experiences.


AS Level covers:

Unit G061: Information, Systems and Applications

  • Data, information, knowledge and processing
  • Software and hardware components of an information system
  • Characteristics of standard applications software and application areas
  • Spreadsheet concepts
  • Relational database concepts
  • Applications software used for presentation and communication of data
  • The role and impact of ICT – legal, moral and social issues

Unit G062: Structured ICT Tasks

  • Design
  • Software development
  • Testing
  • Documentation

A2 Level covers:

Unit G063: ICT Systems, Applications and Implications

  • The systems cycle
  • Designing computer-based information systems
  • Networks and communications
  • Applications of ICT
  • Implementing computer-based information systems

Implications of ICT Unit G064: ICT Project

  • Definition, investigation and analysis
  • Design
  • Software development, testing and installation
  • Documentation
  • Evaluation

Students will be prepared for many areas of the technology, including Project Management, Business Analyst, Systems Analyst, Developer, Web designer and more. It will act as a firm foundation for further technical training in Higher and Further education or through an industry standard route to employment.