The course will enable students to develop an understanding of how technology can be used in day to day life and work based situations. Students will learn how to find, select and bring together relevant information and use ICT to develop, interpret and exchange information for a purpose. Some aspects of practical applications of software and hardware are included. Skills that will be developed are problem solving using ICT software, using ICT systems, using ICT systems to find information and communicating information using ICT.
Students who are successful at level 2 may wish to enrol onto a level 3 ICT course, this could be AS Level ICT. As part of a wider programme the course provides additional skills that will help in a future career or university course. The skills developed in this course are particularly valued by businesses in any industry sector.