Advanced Subsidiary (AS) levels can be taken as a standalone qualification or combined with A2s to make an A-level. The AS-level is the first half of an Advanced-level (A-level) qualification, while the A2 just the name for the second half.
On one level it is aimed at teachers, trainers, instructors and lecturers wishing to use the VLE for delivery of extra tuition. On another level it targets guided and independent learners wishing to access learning resources and teacher support in their coursework.
BTEC Nationals for IT Practitioners - Computer Systems
BTEC Nationals for IT Practitioners - Installing and Upgrading Software
BTEC National for IT Practitioners - Maintaining Computer Systems
OCR - GCE Applied ICT - (AS) ICT solutions for individuals and society
OCR - GCE Applied ICT - (AS) System specification and configuration
OCR - GCE Applied ICT - (A2) Developing and maintaining ICT systems for users
OCR - GCE Applied ICT - (A2) Work to a brief
GCSE Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
As a learner you can participate in one of two ways, as either an independent learner or a dependent learner. The latter guarantees that your learning and associated activities are undertaken with a remotely located instructor.
They are both graded on a scale of A-E.
Most students will go on to higher education after their GCE AS- & A-levels to take a degree or a BTEC Higher National Diploma. Others prefer to go straight into work.