Exam Board


Course Entry Requirement

It is recommended that learners have, or are working towards, a grade 4/grade C or above in maths and English GCSEs.
Minimum C in ICT GCSE or D in Computing G. Nothing lower.

Course Overview

Learners must achieve a total of five units consisting of two mandatory examined units and three further units. The choice of units will depend on the specialist pathway selected.


  • Units 1 and 2 are assessed by exam and marked by us
  • Your centre staff will internally assess all the other units and we will moderate them.

Support Materials

Student handbook

Any Specialist Equipment Required?


Key Dates

10th January 2019 - Unit 1 Exam Paper

Clubs or Interventions

Friday after school

Future Careers/Uni Courses

  • Studying to prepare for employment in the IT sector
  • Who want to progress into IT-related apprenticeships
  • Who want to gain a Level 3 qualification to support further study in Further Education (FE) or to progress to Higher Education (HE) in in IT
  • Studying for career development and who are already in employment.
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