Computing and ICT

Computing and ICT is required in all businesses in today’s world. Whether it’s the ability to communicate and run administration using software, the advanced technical knowledge to design new programs, or the knowledge of how to build secure networks, ICT skills are in huge demand and the sector provides millions of job opportunities.

The College of North West London is a highly-regarded provider of training in both hardware and software, covering ICT systems and support, and specialist use of ICT applications. Through a mix of theoretical and practical learning, our computing courses will help you develop a solid general knowledge base across a range of Computing topics preparing you for your next steps.

Employability and enterprise skills are embedded into our courses and we work with employers to ensure that our vocational provision meets the needs of both employers and students.

Did you know?

According to Tech Nation's UK tech in 2020 review, just under three million people were employed in the UK's digital tech economy – one of the largest in the UK.

An IT Technician can expect an average starting salary of £16,800. The highest salaries can exceed £48,000 with the potential to earn more at director level (

Future opportunities 

On successful completion of your qualification, you can progress onto the next level, or after completing Level 3, you could start a degree, an apprenticeship, or enter employment.

Job opportunities in this sector include: Games Designer, Computer Technician, Data Consultant, Digital Marketing Officer, IT Analyst, Mobile App Developer, Network Engineer, Software Developer, Solutions Engineer, Systems Analyst, Technical Support Officer, Web Designer, Web Developer and more!

Key features 

  • Excellent pass rates
  • Small class sizes
  • Bursaries available for eligible learners
  • Links with world class employers 

For more information on Computing and ICT courses, please click on the links below.

Course Suitable for Categories
BTEC First Extended Certificate in Information and Creative Technology: (16-18) Level 2 16-18 (Full-time) BTEC Level 2
BTEC National Extended Diploma in Information Technology (Level 3) 16-18 (Full-time)
Certificate For IT Users (ITQ) (QCF): Level 1 Adults City & Guilds
Certificate For IT Users (ITQ) (QCF): Level 2 Adults City & Guilds
City & Guilds Diploma for IT Users (ITQ) Level 3 Adults City & Guilds
Diploma for IT Users (ITQ): Level 1 16-18, Adults BTEC Level 1
HNC/HND in Computing (HTQ) Adults, H.E. Students H.E. Courses
Level 1: Introductory Diploma in Vocational Studies (Computing) 16-18 BTEC Level 1