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A Level Information Technology CAIE

Start Date

Anytime

Enrolment Fee

£395

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PayPal Acceptance Mark

Support

Up to 2 years

UCAS

Up to 56 points

Qualification

A Level

Fast Track

Available

A Level Online in Information Technology CAIE

A Level Information Technology CAIE

Start Date

Enrolment Fee

Anytime

£395

PayPal Acceptance Mark

Support

2 years

UCAS

56 points

Qualification

A Level

Fast Track

Available

Cambridge International AS & A Level Information Technology is a course that provides students with an in-depth understanding of information technology’s fundamental concepts and principles. This course is designed for both UK and international students who are interested in pursuing a career in the field of information technology.

The curriculum covers various topics, including computer hardware and software, programming, system analysis, database management, and networking.

For UK students, the International A Level Information Technology is an excellent opportunity to gain knowledge and skills that are highly sought after in the IT industry.

The course provides a robust foundation that enables students to pursue careers in various fields, such as software development, network administration, and system analysis. Moreover, the course provides a competitive edge to UK students applying for university courses in IT-related subjects.

What can you do with an A Level in Information Technology?

With the world becoming increasingly digital and reliant on technology, the demand for IT professionals is higher than ever. Pursuing an International A Level in Information Technology can benefit those looking to enter this exciting career field.

Not only does it provide a comprehensive understanding of fundamental concepts in IT, but it also allows for developing crucial skills such as problem-solving, programming, and data analysis.

Additionally, an International A Level in Information Technology can make individuals more competitive in the job market, leading to higher salaries and greater job security.

Previous Knowledge Required

There are no previous entry requirements for this course, however students are expected to have a reasonable standard of literacy. 

You have the freedom to start the course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 24 months from initial registration with the full support of your Tutor.

Syllabus

Awarding Body: Cambridge

Specification Code: 9626

IAS Modules

  1. Data processing and information
  2. Hardware and software
  3. Monitoring and control
  4. Algorithms and flowcharts
  5. eSecurity
  6. The digital divide
  7. Expert systems
  8. Spreadsheets
  9. Modelling
  10. Database and file concepts
  11. Video and audio editing

IA2 Modules

  1. IT in society
  2. New and emerging technologies
  3. Communications technology
  4. Project management
  5. System life cycle
  6. Data analysis and visualisation
  7. Mail merge
  8. Graphics creation
  9. Animation
  10. Programming for the web

Assessments

Students will be required to arrange and pay for their examinations / practicals at a CAIE approved centre. We can provide an extensive list of these centres for you.

A Level Exams
There are four exams for the full A Level qualification. The length of each exam is as follows:

Paper 1 – 1 hour 45 min (Theory)
Paper 2 – 2 hours 30 min (Practical)
Paper 3 – 1 hour 45 min (Advanced Theory)
Paper 4 – 2 hours 30 min (Advanced Practical)

Paper 1 Paper 1 Paper 1 Exam Paper 4A Level Qualification

AS Level Exams
There are two exams for the AS Level qualification. The length of each exam is as follows:

Paper 1 – 1 hour 30 min
Paper 2 – 2 hours

Paper 1 Paper 1 IAS Exams

For Cambridge International AS & A Level Information Technology learners can:

  • take Papers 1 and 2 only (for the Cambridge International AS Level qualification) or
  • follow a staged assessment route by taking Papers 1 and 2 (for the Cambridge International AS Level qualification) in one series, then Papers 3 and 4 (for the Cambridge International A Level qualification) in a later series or
  • take Papers 1, 2, 3 and 4 in the same examination series, leading to the full Cambridge International A Level.

A Level Information Technology Online Course Outcome

On successful completion of all your exams for the A Level Information Technology Online Course, you will be awarded one of the following qualifications:

International A Level in Information Technology with CAIE | International AS Level in Information Technology with CAIE

For more information on CAIE, please click here.

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Enrolment Fees

Our Enrolment fee for this course is noted at the top of this page where you can enrol directly onto the course.  This fee includes access to your course including tutor support for 2 years.

Our enrolment fee includes:

  • All study materials covering the full specification.
  • Full support where you can also message your tutor as many times as you need to.
  • Access to our online Library with a full range of eBooks.
  • Help completing university applications including UCAS and The Common Application.
  • Reference and predicted grade for University.
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • Marked and graded practise examination papers
  • Eligibility for a Totum Card if you reside within the UK
  • Fast Track A Level if required and flexible learning from home 24/7.

The only other fee you will need to pay is for your exams which is due approximately six months prior and this will be paid directly to the exam centre.

FAQs

You can enrol online right now by Card or PayPal (Visa, Mastercard, Maestro and American Express). Alternatively, we also accept BACS transfer or we can send you a payment link.

Your A Level course will be online.  You will access it via our online portal.  

With our courses, we have learners from all over the world enrolled.  Therefore, if we restricted your learning to certain times, not everyone would be available.  All our courses are accessible 24/7 via our online secure portal.  Any videos on your portal would be pre-recorded meaning you can work through your course at your own pace.

By opting for our International A Level, you can study the course from anywhere and exam centres are located all over the world.  With our UK A Levels (AQA), you can study them from outside of the UK, however you would need to sit the actual exams for these within the UK.

You will be provided with eBooks for this course. If you want to purchase physical books in addition, then we can provide you with the book ISBN numbers.

The Guided learning hours for A Levels are as follows:-

AS Level: 180 hours

A Level:  360 hours

These figures are for guidance only. The number of hours needed to gain the qualification may vary depending on your previous experience of the subject.

Yes you will gain UCAS points and these depend on your final grade once you have completed your exams. 

If you are referring to A Levels at college then yes!

You will sit the same exam as thousands of students across the world in an exam centre, and achieve the same qualification as everyone else.

Provided you have completed enough work on the course within a reasonable amount of time, we will be able to provide a predicted grade / reference for university. 

Please provide at least 3 months notice for this, otherwise this will incur a small fee.

We want exams to be as competitively priced for our learners as possible and therefore that is why we direct them to the examination centres rather than charge upfront fees.

Still unsure? See below for more information on A Level Computer Science

International A Level IT, commonly called Information Technology, is an educational program that provides students with the skills and knowledge to become proficient in IT. This program is typically suitable for students who possess a keen interest in technology and aspire to pursue an IT career.

The course covers various topics, such as programming, system architecture, and software engineering. With a comprehensive curriculum encompassing theoretical and practical aspects of IT, students are equipped with the necessary tools to enter the workforce confidently.

The International A Level IT program is an excellent opportunity for students to develop essential skills in high demand while laying the foundation for a promising career in the technology industry.

Students will need to learn computer systems, programming languages, and software applications.

Critical thinking and problem-solving abilities are essential for success in this field. As this course is offered through online learning, students must be self-disciplined and motivated

Whether pursuing a career in information technology or simply seeking to broaden their tech-related skills, mastering the requirements of this course is sure to pay dividends in both professional and personal realms.

You may find taking Computer Science or Mathematics alongside this course beneficial.