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Study in our purpose-built networking lab for the opportunity to develop your skills in this growing area. Make the most of our industry-standard networking and communications kit and further your working knowledge of security systems.

  • Entry Criteria

    4 GCSEs (A*-C/4-9) including English and maths, or a Level 2 diploma in IT.

    Don't meet the grades? Take a look at the Level 2 Diploma in Level 2 Diploma in Information and Creative Technology for a solid understanding of key areas - you will be able to progress to the Level 3 upon successful completion.

  • What will I study?

    Key subject areas include:

    • Fundamentals of computer systems
    • IT systems security and encryption
    • Website development
    • Planning and management of computing projects
    • Systems analysis and design
    • Virtualisation
    • Computer networking/managing and supporting systems

  • Future Prospects

    Successful students can progress into work in Networking Systems or in Technical Support.

    Further study options include a Foundation degree in a related field with a specialism – either here at West Herts College or at university. Over 80% of our students progress to university to study a BA/BSc (Hons) degree.

    For more information visit the National Careers Service.