Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs grade D (grade 3) or above, 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 Networking, computer hardware systems and in support role.

Course Content

Course units include:

  • Customer support provision
  • Install, configure and integrate networked hardware and software
  • ICT system and network management
  • Maintain ICT equipment and systems
  • ICT repair centre procedure
  • Testing ICT systems
  • Level 3 networking principles
  • IT consulting skills and principles of ICT system and data security.

Learn how to set up a client/server network which includes setting up protocols such as DNS, DHCP and Active Directory.

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 on line exams

Where next - Further Studies

CompTIA A+, CISCO, Access to Computing or an apprenticeship.

Where next - Job Opportunities

Employment in Network installation and maintenance, IT helpdesk support and IT Technician posts.

More Information

Last updated: 12 January 2018

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 03 September 2018

Starts: 03/09/2018

Duration: 1 Year(s)

Where: Hayes Campus

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