You will gain the skills and knowledge you need to solve a range of real-world problems using available technology and software.
Units covered include:
- Information systems
- Presenting information task
- Use and impact of ICT
- Relational database project.
Updated November 2019
A C grade at GSCE mathemetics is essential.
The course is classroom based with 4.5 hours contact time in year 1 for AS and in year 2 for A2. There will be continuous assessment throughout the year through homework, class tests and mock examinations.
INFO1 - 1.5 hour examination
INFO2 - 1.5 hour examination
INFO3 - two hour examination
INFO4 - coursework
Staying with Gower College Swansea, you could progress on to the HND Applied Computing
An A Level in ICT is a solid grounding for many other subjects and can also lead to a specialised career, an apprenticeship or a higher education course.
Career opportunities exist within the sector including IT support, IT security, web development, cloud computing, business analysis and many more.