Level 3 Extended Certificate ICT

Exam Board



A combination of coursework, set tasks and written assessments (internal and external)

Entry Requirements

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About the Course

It is rare to find a setting without the sight of a computer, most of us carry small ones around in our pockets. So in today’s tech filled world, solid knowledge of Information and Communication Technology could not be more useful to aid you in your time here at Ashton and beyond.

Course Structure:

Mandatory Units
Communication and Employability Skills for IT – This will all you to understand the skills and personal attributes required by employers. It teaches you the principles of communicating effectively whilst developing your own use of IT for communication.
Computer Systems - The aim of this unit is to enable you to understand the components of computer systems and develop the skills needed to recommend appropriate systems for business purposes and set up and maintain computer systems.

Optional Units Available at ASFC
Maintaining Computer Systems, Event Driven Programming, Communication Technologies, Website Production, Computer Systems Architecture, Database Design, Client Side Customisation of Web Pages, Controlling Systems Using IT and Developing Computer Games.