Computing & Information Technology

This course will cover the following units:

  • Online World
  • Technology System
  • A Digital Portfolio
  • Computer Networking
  • Computer Security in Practice
  • Installing and Maintaining Computer Systems
  • Building a Personal Computer
  • Software Development
  • Entry requirements

    4 GCSEs grade 3 (grade D) or above preferably including both English & Maths and a relevant Level 1 qualification in IT or Computing.

  • Who is the course for?

    This qualification is ideal for learners who are interested in improving their employability skills while learning about working within the field of IT. This qualification can further develop your skills and knowledge of IT and boost your career prospects.

  • Study methods

    This qualification will take 1 academic year to complete.
    To gain this qualification, learners must complete 8 units, including Software Development, Computer Networking, Installing/Maintaining Computer Systems and Computer Security in Practice.

  • How is the course assessed?

    This course is assessed through a combination of exams and assignments designed to give you hands-on experience of basic software development. There will be two exams.

    Upon Completion you will gain the BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate in Information & Creative Technology (Cyber/Software Development), you will also have the chance to resit your English and Maths GCSE.

  • Where Next – Job Opportunities

    You can gain employment in networking, systems security, software development or IT support.

  • Where Next – Further Studies
    • BTEC Level 3 National Foundation/Extended Diploma in Computing.
    • BTEC Level 3 National Foundation/Extended Diploma in Cyber Security.
  • How to apply

    To apply for a course choose one of these methods:

    >> Online - click the Apply Now button, fill out the form and submit
    >>Post - download an application form here , or use the form in the prospectus. Fill it out and return it to:
    Student Records/Admissions, Uxbridge College, Park Road, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 1NQ.

    When we have received your application we will contact you to arrange an interview time.

Course starting Sep 2023

Starts 4 September 2023

Duration 1 Year(s)

Location Uxbridge Campus

Days/Time Monday-Friday
09:00 - 17:00