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IT & Computing

This course can:- Help learners who wish to progress to/within further education or higher education - Help learners develop advance learning - Help learners who are seeking to take on increased responsibilities in life and work - Help learners who are seeking to enter new work areas and are looking to update and/or add to their employment skills and knowledge

  • Entry Requirements, Units, Assessment and more...

    Entry Requirements

    3 GCSEs D-G/or 3-1 (in 2017 GCSEs) Relevant industry experience

    Assessment Method

    Learners are assessed through activities that are internally set by tutors. These include role play practical demonstration report writing group discussion essay written question/answer

    Aims of the course

    The aim of this course is to develop the skills and knowledge that learners need for a career in IT. Designed to meet the needs of today's businesses this hands-on applied qualifications give learners a chance to gain a nationally recognised vocational qualification and progress to employment or further education in the IT sector.

    Progression Opportunities

    Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to progress to the next level available or seek employment.


    IT equipped classrooms and a well-resourced Learning Centre.

    Career Options

    What can I earn in the digital skills sector? When you're deciding what to study post-16 it's important to think about where your course will lead. If you choose to study for a digital skills qualification you'll be starting on a career path with loads of opportunity for progression and an excellent salary in your sights. For example: IT Project Managers start on around £29 000 a year and an earn £49 000 with 3-5 years' experience IT User Support Technicians start on around £22 000 a year and can earn £33 000 with 3-5 years' experience and Website Developers start on around £18 000 and can earn £32 000 with 3-5 years' experience.

Course Details

Venue Southwark
Day/Eve Evening
Mode Part Time
Duration 14 weeks
Start Date 07/11/2022
End Date 03/03/2023
Course Code 4ITEF9A0


For up-to-date information about tuition fees, living costs and financial support, visit Fees and Finance.

16-18 Free
19-24 £ 225
24+ Please Enquire
International £600

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Chernoh Wuriee

Chernoh Wuriee

"I have been able to attain a First Class degree and all this was possible because of what Sandra Fernando and other IT Tutors taught me – I really do appreciate their teaching and support. Thanks and keep doing the good work!"

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