Launched in 2021, we are proud to have been chosen as one of the first 12 colleges and universities nationally to have secured government funding to open an Institute of Technology.
Our East London Institute of Technology, located on our Rush Green campus, is purpose-built for advanced technologies. In partnership with Coventry University London, it has been designed to deliver advanced and higher-level specialist training in emerging occupations – so our students can boost their skills and prepare for the jobs of the future.
Technology is moving fast – so fast that your dream job might not even exist yet!
The East London Institute of Technology provides specialisms in the following sectors – all of which are critical to the London and UK economy:
- Construction & Infrastructure Technologies
- Advanced Engineering & Robotics
- Creative Digital (Film, Music Production, Animation & Games Design, 3D Design, Graphic Design and Esports)
With high industry demand for skills in these areas, we work alongside local and national employers to ensure our courses will boost your employability, whilst giving you access to industry-leading facilities.
Take a virtual tour
From film and TV studios to Industry 4.0 labs and our Esports Arena, we're proud of our industry-leading facilities.
Join us at an Open Event
Our Open Events allow you to explore our facilities, meet our tutors and find out more about the courses available.
From Level 3 upwards, whether you're a school leaver or an adult looking to upskill or reskill, there's a course for you.
We offer a range of qualifications including T Levels, that will give you not only the practical skills you'll need, learn using the the latest technologies; but also the industry experience on work placements aligned to your chosen area.
Aligned with industry need, your course will take your career to the next level.
Our Institute has been designed with key employers, student client groups and local stakeholders. This will ensure it successfully meets the skills requirements and economic opportunities of the future.
Our partners include CU London, Huawei and TfL.
Here’s what we - and some of those partners - have to say about the East London Institute of Technology...
The Institute of Technology supports the development of learners’ digital capabilities and higher technical skills. Its primary focus is to develop a workforce trained in new advanced, technological and innovative methods to meet the industry’s future needs.
Employability and work readiness are firmly embedded into the curriculum and learners will become ‘T-shaped technologists’, gaining important transferrable skills, such as problem-solving, teamwork and resilience to support the changing markets and economies.
The East London Institute of Technology provides exciting opportunity for people, businesses and economy of the local region.
We are proud to support this innovative and much needed new development by bringing Coventry University Degree programmes in these high demand STEM skills.
Barking & Dagenham College deserve every success with this Institute of Technology, and it’s exciting to see such high-quality provision becoming the norm in the Borough for the benefit of local residents and employers alike.”
We are really pleased to help provide courses that will equip students with the most up-to-date skills that they will need to be successful in work in the future.