Computing & Information Technology

This qualification covers content such as

  • Online World
  • Technology System
  • A Digital Portfolio
  • Website Development
  • Mobile Apps Development
  • Software Development
  • Software Systems Development
  • Database 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. This qualification specializes in software development for Web/Mobile apps and requires a good understanding of programming to do well.

  • Study methods

    This qualification will take 1 academic year to complete.
    To gain this qualification, learners must complete 8 units, including Software Dev, Software Systems Dev, Mobile Apps Dev and Website Dev.
    You must also complete your work placement where you will be working in IT and show your progression in study skills and English and Maths.

  • 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 (Web Apps Development), with an additional IT & Digital T-level Transition Programme HCUC Certificate.
    You will also have the chance to resit your English and Maths GCSE.

  • More information

    Learners will need to be volunteering or on practical placement to show competence in both knowledge and skills. This will be arranged by the College and does not need to be arranged prior to application.

  • Where Next – Job Opportunities

    You can gain employment in Software Development, Full stack Development or Website development.

  • Where Next – Further Studies

    This qualification can directly prepare you for the follow courses in level 3:

    • T-Level Level 3 in Digital Production Design and Development.
    • 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 2024

Starts 2 September 2024

Duration 1 Year(s)

Location Uxbridge Campus

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