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IOT Localised West London

 

Institutes of Technology

We are proud to be one of only 12 institutions in the country to be confirmed as an Institute of Technology (IoT).

IoTs have been set up by the Government to tackle the technical skill gaps in STEM industries (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) locally and regionally. 

  

  

West London Institute of Technology (WLIoT)

 

Calling all future experts in Engineering, Construction and Digital!

 

Study at one of only 12 prestigious Institutes of Technology in the country and gain higher technical qualifications recognised and demanded by employers.

 If you are looking at a career in the Engineering, Construction or Digital industries, WLIoT is the right place for you.

WLIoT is working with four anchor partners - Brunel University London, Fujitsu, Heathrow Airport and West London Business. Working together we will support you in building a successful technical career and to be the best you can be.

 

 

Why Study at West London Institute of Technology (WLIoT)

 

  • Based at Uxbridge College's Uxbridge Campus, WLIoT has brand new facilities and equipment. Take a look at the 360 preview flythrough of our new IoT campus project!

 

 

    • Industry focused Level 4 & 5 courses designed to provide you the technical skills and theory you need for your career. You will also be taught by highly qualified staff with industry experience. 

 

  • Gain technical skills that will last a lifetime and qualifications recognised by employers. Work on live projects and briefs to gain industry insight. Also, you will gain that competitive advantage when applying for jobs and confidence in your skillset.
  • Think ahead to your future success. You will have improved career prospects and earning potential. You will also gain excellent work experience and direct contact with industry employers.
  • WLIoT is great for convenience. It's a more affordable option, you can avoid long commutes and you will be in a supportive environment with smaller classes. Once you have completed your Level 5 qualification, you can top up with a Level 6 (degree level) qualification or head out into the workplace.

  

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Who can join the West London IoT?

Students that want to start at or progress onto Level 3, Level 4, Level 5 or Level 6 qualifications in computing, games design & animation, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering and building services & construction. Students benefit from being taught in high-quality learning environments by industry-specialists who provide the skills and knowledge they need for industry plus benefit from enhanced employer links.

Potential apprentices looking to combine work in a job role with study in their chosen industry sector. Apprenticeship frameworks and standards are offered in specific skills across the engineering, digital skills and construction sectors.

 

Our Partners

The West London IoT, will be working with anchor partners Brunel University London, Fujitsu, Heathrow and West London Business to deliver higher level technical skills training and qualifications needed in west London and beyond.

Here is what our partners have said about West London IoT: 

Brunel University London

Professor Julia Buckingham CBE, Vice-Chancellor and President of Brunel University London, said: “I am delighted that Brunel is part of HCUC’s successful bid, and that we will be working together with our partners to establish an Institute of Technology for people in west London and surrounding areas. Increasing the opportunities for young people and those already in employment to build essential engineering and technology skills – part of the STEM subjects, which have significant skills shortages – will help our local and national economies thrive.”

Fujitsu UK&I

Ash Merchant, Education Director for Fujitsu UK&I and Global Subject Matter Expert, said: “We are delighted that HCUC have been successful in their application for the proposed Institute of Technology (IoT). As an Anchor Employer Partner to HCUC we are committed to supporting the vision of creating a strong digital infrastructure, with outstanding curriculum that will support the digital economy for west London and beyond. We look forward to working with HCUC, making their vision come to reality and creating an IoT that will enable individuals to be fit for a digital economy.”

Heathrow Airport

Bally S Grewal, Director of IT Programmes at Heathrow Airport said: “We are proud to be a partner of the West London Institute of Technology. There is a vital need to bridge the skills gap in the UK, achievable through the provision of top quality training and apprenticeships. This is the latest step we have taken which will ensure future generations are more skilled than ever and we look forward to working in this partnership, increasing skills in west London and beyond and helping the next generation realise their potential.”

West London Business

Andrew Dakers, Chief Executive of West London Business, said: “Securing funding to launch the West London Institute of Technology is a huge achievement for the team of partners working with HCUC. Sat at the heart of the UK’s global gateway the IoT will be both a local and national asset that helps ensure we have the talent pipeline to propel west London’s £73bn economy forward filling some significant skills gaps. We look forward to building the community of employers that will help shape the curriculum, bringing new partners on board as we plan for launch and beyond.”