Computing & Information Technology

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.
  • Entry requirements

    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.

  • Study methods

    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.

Course starting Sep 2022

Starts 1 September 2022

Duration 1 Year(s)

Location Hayes Campus

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