This is a two year course for students who wish to pursue a specialist career in computing, and are considering studying for a degree at University, or to progress to employment. The course offers the opportunity to explore a broad range of computing subjects, enabling students to develop specialist areas in the IT sector. The course runs at the Wood Street and Southgate campuses.
Applicants must have the following qualifications: 5 GCSEs including English and maths at Grade 4/5 (C) or above. We will consider equivalent qualifications.
You will have the opportunity to study across a wide range of topics in the field of computing. In year 1 you will study 9 units. The two year course comprises 18 units including: Computer systems, Networking, AutoCAD, Advanced spreadsheet skills, Programming with Java, IT systems analysis and design, website development and IT projects. You will also be required to complete a work placement as part of the course.
Each unit will undergo a variety of assessments internally. Additionally, two units will be assessed externally via examinations.
Upon successful completion of the two year course, you will achieve a BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in IT, equivalent to 3 A levels.
Please complete an application form and return to the College - either online, by post or in person at one of our campuses.
Yes, you will need to meet with a member of staff for an interview and an initial assessment.
You will need to purchase, text books, pen drives, notebook, plastic wallets, folders, pen and pencil and notebook bag, backpack or similar.
To apply or enrol for this course you must first create an account with the College. This is a simple process that should not take more than a few minutes.
If you have any difficulties with applying online or have any other questions please Contact Us, or call 020 8266 4000. Please note this is not a 24 hour helpline.