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Computer Maintenance City and Guilds Level 3 at North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College

Course description

This Level 3 course will encourage the students to interface with the inner workings of a computer system. Following on from the units in level 2 this course will provide an in depth view of a computer system and its functions. This Includes networking, maintenance and data security.

Course content

The program will cover the following:• Principles of Networking. This includes client server and peer to peer. • Installing, configuring and testing ICT Networks• Principles of an ICT System and Data Security which instructs students on how to detect defend and clean viruses to may attack your system. • Maintain ICT equipment and systems allowing students to investigate and learn how to prolong the life of a computer system.• Testing ICT systems• Unix Operating system• Customer service• Network designThe curriculum also covers the installation of various pieces of software and the use of diagnostic tools to further advance the relevance of the course when advancing into the world of work.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements: 5 Grade C GCSE results (including Maths and English) or City and Guilds ICT Systems Support Level 1 and 2.


This course is 560 hours of study undertaking seven units. Each unit has a specific assignment that must be completed under exam conditions.

Financial information

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We offer a bursary that students can apply for help with costs that are associated with a course. This could be help with the cost of travel, books, materials, equipment, uniforms, childcare and examination and registration fees. To find out more about bursaries available at the College, please speak to Customer Services.

Future opportunities

The progression from this course includes working in industry as a qualified technician or advance to a place at University.

Further information

85% attendance is required to complete the course.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 04 October 2017
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  • Start date: Next September
  • Course code: J0430
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