Computing, IT & Creative Media

City & Guilds Intermediate Certificate for Software Developers - HUB Programme

15 Weeks , Day time , East Ham Campus
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Is the Course for me?

Looking for a way into a career in IT? This course is a pathway to careers such as Software Developer.

What is involved?

The Samsung Hub is an intense 15 week programme that gives candidates the opportunity to gain a Level 2 qualification and prepare them for a career in the Digital World. This means that they will gain the skills needed to develop software & applications. Students must wear formal attire and attend 5 days a week. The course includes units on: Software development and Software Testing. Students will also gain industry relevant work experience whilst studying the programme. You will learn in a variety of ways - through talks and demonstrations, by completing practical tasks and exercises, by independent study and by evaluation and assessment of your work. The course includes industry research and report writing, the development of your CV and identifying the employment role that best suits your abilities and aspirations. English, maths and IT will form an integral part of your studies on the course. The course is based at Newham College's East Ham Campus (ten minutes from East Ham tube) in modern, well-equipped Samsung Digital Academy.


Students typically progress to our level 3 software TecBac Course, allowing them to gather a deeper understanding in Software Development for industry. Students can also opt for level 3 apprenticeship in Software Development.

Course Requirements

Entry onto all full time courses is also subject to: a) Completion of college assessment b) Successful interview Overseas equivalent qualifications will also be considered as determined by qualified guidance staff within the Admissions team. Applicants will be required to sit an initial assessment of their IT, English and Maths ability. This course is only for 16 to 18 year olds. You will also need: 5 GCSE passes at grade D or above, including English, or where more appropriate maths, at grade D or Functional Skills in applied communications or where more appropriate applied numeracy at level 1. or A Gateway Certificate/Diploma at level 1 with Functional Skills at level 1.

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