Information & Communication Technology
Intermediate GNVQ course aims to provide both a preparation for a career
in ICT and the necessary skills, flexibility, knowledge and motivation
to progress to further studies. Students find out about the tools and
techniques for working with information and develop confidence in using
ICT. They are given the opportunity to analyse information needs in
different contexts, investigate the impact of IT on modern society and
explore ICT in action by visiting and working with a wide range of
course may include visits to various commercial and industrial sites.
Students also take part in a period of work experience to consolidate
are assessed through assignments and external tests.
should normally possess 2 GCSEs (grade ‘D’ or above), an appropriate
Foundation GNVQ, or equivalent qualification.
They will also need to provide satisfactory references.
qualification can lead directly to work with information services and
systems, in banks, retailers and government agencies. Alternatively
students could progress onto the BTEC National Diploma in Computing or
other non-computing oriented National Diploma or Advanced Vocational
Certificate of Education courses