Career options and national starting averages include:
- Computer Service & Repair Technician £14,000+
- Software Developer £20,000+
You could move on to be a:
- Forensic Computer Analyst £20,000+
- Technical Architect £40,000+
Source: National Careers Service
Computing & IT
Do you want a career in a dynamic and ever-developing industry that’s at the heart of business and organisations around the world?
Are you interested in working in a continually expanding job market with interesting opportunities for progression?
As the IT and telecoms industry increases its involvement in industry and commerce, as well as society, the opportunities for suitably qualified professionals grows.
We’ll help you meet your goals whether you are just leaving school, are in work or simply want to improve your IT skills.
Our choice of computing and IT courses range from introductory level evening classes, to full-time BTEC level courses, up to HNC and HND programmes which focus on modern web and software development, networking and IT technologies. Our very popular Level 3 courses include a wide range of topics which provides students with a choice of progression pathways.
With a range of progression routes and career opportunities, you’ll be well on your way towards a choice of careers that includes computer programmer, technician, game developer, systems analyst, forensic computer analyst… to name just a few.
This subject area has courses which can be be taken alongside GCSEs.