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Starts: 01/09/2021

Duration: 1 Year(s)

Where: Harrow on the Hill Campus

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

Entry Requirements

4 x GCSEs grade 9-4 (grade A*- C) including English or Maths, or a Level 2 Diploma qualification at Merit grade. We will need to see a progress report which states 90% and above attendance and a recommendation from your tutor, school or college.

Students with a Level 2 Diploma with Pass grade along with GCSE or Level 2 Functional skills Maths or English should apply and will be interviewed.

Who is the course for

This course is designed for ICT students who are serious about a future within the Computing and IT industry and who want to acquire the professional skills needed to succeed in the world of Technology. If you like working with computers, enjoy solving problems using logical, analytical thinking and enjoy hands-on practical work then this course is for you. You will learn how to create websites, coding, animations, games, spreadsheets and databases. You will also develop practical skills in computer hardware and networking.

Course Content

Students will undertake 4 units for the Extended Certificate Diploma, 3 of these units are mandatory and 1 are optional unit. All four units will need to be completed to achieve your qualification.

Study Methods

Students will be taught through a variety of software practical sessions, exam preparations and workshops

How is the course assessed

Unit 1 is an external exam, Unit 2 controlled assessment, Units 3 and 6 will be internally assessed.

Where next - Further Studies

You will progress onto the second year of the course, BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in Information Technology.

Where next - Job Opportunities

After two years of study, our students move on to study further at University, Apprenticeship or employment.Some stay on at College to study HNC and HND in Computing.

More Information

Visit Harrow College’s website ( for more info for our ICT courses or speak to our amazing ICT staff during open events/enrolment

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 - if you would prefer to submit a paper form please click here to download a copy. Please fill it out and return it to: Admissions, Harrow College, Lowlands Road, Harrow, Middlesex, HA1 3AQ.

When we have received your application we will contact you to arrange an interview time.

Starts: 01/09/2021

Duration: 1 Year(s)

Where: Harrow on the Hill Campus

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