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Entry Requirements

Entry Level 3 numeracy and literacy, which will be assessed at your interview.

Who is the course for

This course is for those who wish to work in the information technology sector and gain a basic to intermediate level of IT knowledge.

Course Content

Course units include:

  • Improving productivity using IT
  • Word processing software
  • DTP
  • Using email
  • Using internet
  • IT communication fundamentals
  • Presentation software
  • Imaging software
  • IT user fundamentals
  • IT security for users
  • Set up an IT system
  • Database software
  • Spreadsheet software.

A short course in WorkSkills at Level 1 is embedded within this qualification.

Study Methods

In class practical and theory based lessons.

How is the course assessed

Continual course assessment and externally assessed work.

Where next - Further Studies

BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate in Information & Creative Technology, C&G Level 2 Diploma in ICT Systems Support (7540-12) or Microsoft Office specialist courses.

Where next - Job Opportunities

Gain employment in business

applications, personal computer operations, data capturing and office administration.

More Information

Please contact our Information, Advice & Guidance team on 01895 853333 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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.

Hayes Campus: Course Starting Mon 05 September 2016

Starts: 05/09/2016

Duration: 1 Year(s)

Where: Hayes Campus

When: Monday-Friday 09:00 to 17:00