Chelmsford College

      Full Time A2 Applied ICT

      Chelmsford College
      In Chelmsford

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      Typology A Level
      Location Chelmsford
      Duration 2 Years
      • A Level
      • Chelmsford
      • Duration:
        2 Years
      Description

      IT qualifications are not a prerequisite for taking this course. In the AS year you will gain experience in the practical use of a variety of software packages. Also you will study the nature and role of information management and manipulation. In the second year you will study information systems within organisations, information strategies, and processing systems. You will also develop.

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      Government funding available

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      Chelmsford
      102 Moulsham Street, CM2 0JQ, Essex, England
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      Location
      Chelmsford
      102 Moulsham Street, CM2 0JQ, Essex, England
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      To take into account

      · Requirements

      Year 1 To study for 3 AS levels a minimum of 5 GCSEs A* - C inclusive of minimum grades are required. To study for 4 AS levels a minimum of 6 GCSEs A* - C inclusive of minimum grades are required. To study for 5 AS levels a minimum of 7 GCSEs A* - C inclusive of minimum grades are required. Year 2 To progress to A2 you are required to pass the AS level in the subject you wish to progress in.

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      Course programme


      Applied ICT
      (Course code: AS A00300 / A2 A00400)

      Course length:
      AS One year / A2 One additional year

      Qualification:
      Advanced Level GCEs (AS/A2)

      Description of course:
      IT qualifications are not a prerequisite for taking this course. In the AS year you will gain experience in the practical use of a variety of software packages. Also you will study the nature and role of information management and manipulation. In the second year you will study information systems within organisations, information strategies, and processing systems. You will also develop solutions to real-life IT problems, for example using the Access database package.

      Method of assessment:
      AS: Coursework 80% Examination 20% A2: Coursework only

      Progression opportunities and careers:
      When you pass this course you may progress to a university course or enter a career in all areas of ICT including e-commerce, multimedia and web design.

      Entry requirements:
      Year 1 To study for 3 AS levels a minimum of 5 GCSEs A* - C inclusive of minimum grades are required. To study for 4 AS levels a minimum of 6 GCSEs A* - C inclusive of minimum grades are required. To study for 5 AS levels a minimum of 7 GCSEs A* - C inclusive of minimum grades are required. Year 2 To progress to A2 you are required to pass the AS level in the subject you wish to progress in.

      Specific entry requirements:
      GCSE English and Mathematics at grade C or above. If GCSE ICT has been taken then a grade C or above is required.

      Advanced Level GCE courses are very different from GCSEs. Students need to be prepared to demonstrate intellectual curiosity and willingness to work. The number of students, and the wide range of schools they come from to study at Advanced Level GCE, ensures stimulating work and discussion groups.

      *A minimum of 3 subjects need to be chosen for this full time programme.*

      Tips for choosing your Advanced Level GCE subjects

      Choose subjects that you enjoy and are good at. Your choice should reflect what you want to do afterwards. All AS GCEs and A GCEs listed are offered on a grid to allow for the mixing of the most popular combinations of subjects. You may discuss your selection at interview or request a careers interview.

      Additional qualifications studied:
      All full time students will undertake a combination of additional qualifications that will enhance their study skills and those skills that will be important in employment.

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