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Computing HNC Level 4 - part time

The Level 4 BTEC Higher National Certificate in Computing is a specialist technical programme with a strong work-related emphasis. The course covers essential topics in the field of computing including computer programming, database design, networking, security, website design and project management.

The qualification is widely recognised and is an essential qualification for promotion in many organisations. For students who intend to proceed to university, the HNC provides a very sound technical foundation and a valuable introduction to the type of study skills necessary for higher level courses. 


  • Course details, fees and dates

    Course Code 19-PL4HC-COM-1

    Start Date Thursday 26 Sep 2019

    How long is the course? 2 years (32 weeks per annum)

    What time does the course start? 9:30AM

    What time does the course end? 4:30PM

    When does the course run? Thursday

    How much does the course cost? All Fees £2,800 per annum

    Is this course eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan? Yes

    Is there a registration fee? Yes

    Are concessions available? No

    Examining Body Edexcel

    Is an interview required? Yes

  • What qualification or experience do I need to start the course?

    Formal entry requirements my include:

    · BTEC Subsidiary/Extended Diploma Level 3 in IT
    · AS/A2 levels in computing and IT and mathematics at grade D or above
    · Advanced Apprenticeship in IT
    · A level 3 qualification(s) with a keen interest in IT

  • How will I be taught?

    You will be taught in our specialist classroom with access to a range of computer systems and networking devices. You will need to dedicate several hours outside of the classroom to research and completion of assessments.

  • How will I be assessed?

    Assessment is by a series of assignments and practical projects.

  • What qualification will I get?

    If successful, you will receive the HNC in Computing.

  • What can the course lead to?

    The course is suitable for those who aspire to work in the IT industry in a wide range of capacities. It will also prepare you for higher level study. For those already employed in IT the course will open opportunities to move in to managerial positions.

  • How do I join the course?

    To apply, please click on the 'Apply' button on this page. If you have any questions regarding the course, please click on the enquiry button. 

  • Further information

    For further information, call 020 8607 8306 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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