WJEC Information Communication Technology GCSE
The ICT GCSE requires students to complete four units. A summary of the course is below.
Unit 1: Understanding ICT Single Award 20% External Assessment : 1½ hours
Students will complete a written examination.
Unit 2: Solving Problems with ICT Single Award 30%Controlled Assessment: 22½ hours
Students will develop a portfolio of work which requires them to obtain and interpret different types of information; using, developing and communicating information and presenting the results of their work.
Unit 3: ICT in Organisations Single Award 20% External Assessment: 1½ hours
This examination paper will assess the ‘application’ content of ICT in a business and industry context.
Unit 4: Developing Multimedia ICT Solutions Single Award 30% Controlled Assessment: 22½ hours
This controlled assessment will give candidates the opportunity to develop a portfolio of work using multimedia software applications.