Course units include:
- Customer support provision
- Install, configure and integrate networked hardware and software
- ICT system and network management
- Maintain ICT equipment and systems
- Principles of ICT system and data security
- ICT repair centre procedure
- Testing ICT systems
- Networking principles
- IT consulting skills and principles of ICT system and data security.
Learn how to set up a client/server computer network which includes setting up protocols such as DNS, DHCP and Active Directory.
4 GCSEs grade 3 (grade D) or above preferably including both English & maths or a relevant Level 1 qualification or C&G Level 2 with very good attendance and punctuality with English and maths at Level 1. Students with other relevant qualifications and appropriate industry experience will be considered.
Who is the course for?
This course is for students who want to pursue a career in computer networking and in an IT hardware systems and support role.
In class delivery of practical and theory with work related scenarios and actual work based assignments. Part of the time is will spent in Practical hardware labs.
How is the course assessed?
In class supervised assignments and an online exam
Where Next – Job Opportunities
Employment in Network installation and maintenance, IT helpdesk support and IT Technician posts.
Where Next – Further Studies
CompTIA A+, Network+, CISCO, Access to Computing or an apprenticeship.
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.