Certificate in Digital Applications
Level 1 and Level 2 IT Qualification
Information about the Course
Students who opt to study Level 2 ICT in Year 10 will study the CIDA course. CIDA stands for Certificate in Digital Applications and is a Level 1/Level 2 course offered by Edexcel.
CIDA at Level 2 offers grades between A* – C.
CIDA at Level 1 offers grades between D – G
In Year 10 students will complete the first module of assessment. This is a 2 hour 30-minute practical examination called DA201 – Developing Web Products. Students will have to design, develop and test a website to meet a client’s need. This assessment contributes 30% overall to the students’ final grade.
For the remainder of Year 10 and all of Year 11, students will complete DA203 – Artwork and Imaging, which is a controlled assessment completed in lesson time. This unit contributes 70% towards the students’ overall final grade. In the Artwork and Imaging unit, students will design, develop and test artwork and image based products that they have created digitally.
UNIT 1 – Developing Web Products In this unit you will be developing a website to meet a client’s needs. This is an examined unit which will be undertaken as a 2 and a half hour exam under exam conditions. This unit will contribute 30% towards your final grade. The exam will be taken in […]