Computing and ICT Courses

Start Date
Full Time
Start Date
Full Time

This course focuses on common computer applications and skills valued by employers in the workplace, including website development, networking, databases, spreadsheets and installing computer hardware. It is equivalent to 4 GCSEs at A*-C and provides a good basis to go on to further qualifications.

  • About the Course

    You will study the following core units:

    • The online world
    • Technology systems
    • A digital portfolio

    You will also study a mix of further units, such as:

    • Creating digital animation
    • Creating digital graphics
    • Mobile apps development
    • Computer networks
    • Website development
    • Installing computer hardware

    You will be expected to take retake GCSE Maths and English alongside your qualification if you achieved a Grade D.

  • Entry Requirements

    2 or more GCSEs at grade D / grade 3 or above or successful completion of a Level 1 course with functional skills in English and maths. If you need advice before you apply, please call 020 8326 2020 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

  • Progression

    Level 3 NCFE or Level 3 90 Credit Diploma in IT for those who awarded a Merit.

  • Assessment Method

    The BTEC qualification includes online tests. Units 1 and 2 are assessed by online tests which are then marked externally. The remaining units are internally assessed using a range of assessment methods such as case studies, written reports, presentations and practical tasks.

How to Apply

Please click the apply now button and fill out the online application form. An adviser will be in touch regarding interview dates.

Course Info

Courses for 16-18 years

Full Time

Level 2

Location Isleworth

Start Date 01/09/2021

BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate or BTEC Level 2 Certificate in Information and Creative Technology

West Thames College

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