Our computer courses are available at a range of levels and for learners with differing abilities. Our Microsoft Office packages focus on learning a variety of software packages; ideal if you want to work
in an office environment. We are also equipped with specialist equipment if you have a disability or visual impairment
You will study a range of units:
* Use of the internet
* Designing software
* Multi-media software
* Mobile IT devices
This course will also involve a work experience placement which will be arranged by the College. You will need to achieve total of 37 vocational credits to progress to the Level 2 BTEC First Diploma in IT.
What are the entry requirements?
You will need 4 GCSE grades 2-3 or equivalent. You will need English and Maths skills at Entry 3. If you do not have evidence of your English and Maths levels, you will be given an online English and Maths assessment after you submit your application. You may also be asked to complete a piece of free writing or a vocational assessment. If you meet the entry requirements you will then be offered an interview with a tutor to discuss the course.
How is the course taught?
You will be taught practical sessions in our computing suite. Theory sessions will take place in the classroom.
How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed by assignments and portfolio work.
The application process
You can apply online or phone us on 020 8208 5050 and request an application form. Alternatively, you can call into our centres at Willesden and Wembley Park and collect a form in person. Application forms are also available in our Prospectus.
What support is available?
Our qualified tutors will support and guide you in the classrooms/workshops and through tutorials as they help you to develop the skills and techniques required in industry. Learning Support is also available for those with learning difficulties/disabilities; please let us know on application if you require this service. If you need help or advice on other matters such as welfare and finance, please contact our Course Information Centres at Willesden or Wembley Park.
What social activities can I take part in?
We offer a programme of social and sports activities to all our students; full information is available from the Student Room at your centre of study. Student rooms are available for those who want to play games, meet up with friends or just chill.
What facilities and resources are available?
A range of snacks, hot and cold foods are available to purchase in the canteen and café facilities, as well as vending machines. Halal meat and washing facilities are available at both centres. We have Quiet Rooms for those preferring to reflect. LRCs (libraries) are available at both centres, fully equipped with a wide range of learning materials and qualified friendly staff on hand to support you.
What else should I know?
Annually we take part in a range of national and regional competitions in a wide range of subject areas for those keen to show off the skills they have gained on their courses. Competition entry is not compulsory and does not apply to all subject areas; please ask your tutor if it applies to your course.