Extended Certificate in Computing (Pearson)
One Optional Module:
To develop the student’s understanding of the fundamental concepts of Computing and their application in everyday and technological settings.
Three GCSEs at grade A*-C, plus English and Maths GCSEs at grade 9-6 (GCSE ICT is not a requirement but at least B grade in Maths is)
Two course work projects and two 1h 30 m examination papers
This qualification is designed to support learners who are interested in learning about the computing sector alongside other fields of study, with a view to progressing to a wide range of higher education courses. It is designed to be taken as part of a programme of study that includes other appropriate BTECs or A Levels.