A/S Level ICT

WJEC AS/A2 level in ICT

 This specification encourages candidates to become discerning users of ICT, developing a broad range of ICT skills and knowledge and understanding of ICT. This should form a basis for progression into further learning, including progression from AS to A2, and/or employment.



This specification is divided into a total of 4 units, 2 AS units and 2 A2 units. Weightings noted below are expressed in terms of the full A level qualification.


AS (2 units)

IT1 Information Systems

30 % 2 hours 15 minutes Written Paper 80 marks (120 UMS)

A written paper of two sections presented in a question and answer booklet. Candidates will be required to prepare a spreadsheet on a specific topic, defined by WJEC, in advance of the written paper. Hard copies of the spreadsheet are taken into the examination and used to answer questions in Section B. This spreadsheet is submitted with the completed examination paper.


IT2 Presenting Information

20% Internal Assessment 80 marks (80 UMS)

Candidates undertake DTP and multimedia tasks (including a web design project) as part of their coursework.