Computing & IT
Fee Information

Fees indicated are based on the current year (August 2015 to July 2016) and are subject to change next year.

All our further education courses (Entry to Level 3) are free if you are 16-18 years old. Depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible for financial support to help with other costs associated with your course such as course materials and travel.

If you are aged 19 or over you may be required to pay fees.

If you are enrolling onto a Level 3 or 4 course and are over 24 years of age the fees may be higher and you will be required to take out a 24+ loan, please see the guide to fees for more information.

International students will be required to pay the full International course fee.

For more information, see our guide to fees.


This course is for you if you have passed and completed START IT, or have basic knowledge of IT office packages such as Word, Excel, and Powerpoint, and wish to develop greater understanding of the packages listed below. With cloud technology rapidly evolving, learners will also be introduced to google applications.

The City & Guilds iTQ L1 Certificate for IT Users is an excellent way to develop your confidence in using various features of software applications that can help you improve the quality of your work and provide excellent skills required to get into employment, or develop the skills for personal use or for your studies. Level 1 units include:

  • Improving Productivity using IT – this is an extremely important unit and a key interview question;
  • Word Processing;
  • Spreadsheets;
  • Powerpoint presentation;
  • Hardware unit.
Entry Requirements

Literacy and numeracy level L1 minimum. Start IT or similar qualification subject to interview.

Assessment Method

In class assessments.

Progression Opportunities

After successful completion of this level 1 course, you will have the opportunity to progress into employment or to the next level of the same course (L2).

Study Methods

In class learning and independent study. You will learn in dedicated classrooms and IT labs with the latest software and equipment. This course is offered at Hammersmith & Fulham College over 3 days (16 hours a week) for 6 weeks.

Enrolment

We look forward to welcoming you to Ealing, Hammersmith and West London's College. We are enrolling now. Come along to the College to enrol directly. See our enrolment dates and times. www.wlc.ac.uk/enrol