Information and Communication Technology [ICT]

Course Overview

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

Entry Requirements

A C grade at GSCE mathemetics is essential.

Course Delivery

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.

AS
INFO1 - 1.5 hour examination
INFO2 - 1.5 hour examination

A2
INFO3 - two hour examination
INFO4 - coursework

Progression Opportunities

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.

Venue(s):
Gorseinon
Course deliverable in Welsh:
No