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Subject Spotlight - Computer Science

Join this exciting industry and learn how to create anything from computer games to websites.

Join a rapidly growing industry with high demand for digital skills.

Train in our multi-floor suites and professional laboratories.

Earn valuable industry experience with our local partners.

Enter regional IT competitions and take part in our own gaming competitions.

Work towards a career earning between £20K - £63K.

To learn more about our facilities and the fantastic opportunities in this industry, please explore this page.



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Creative Digital

Level 1

Computer Science (Beginner)

This course will include a mix of digital and creative design, PC maintenance and business techniques which will prepare you for further progression to level 2.

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Level 2

Creative computing (Intermediate)

This course will introduce you to computing and is designed to provide a technical insight into the creative computing industry. This course will include studying Multimedia Products, the online world, website development.

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Level 3

Technical Barrcalaureate in Computing (Advanced)

This course has two pathways: IT Technician pathway or Software Developer pathway. Whether you plan to study further at university or embark on a higher-level apprenticeship programme, this course will give you an excellent basis for a successful career in IT.

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Networking and Systems Support

Level 1

Computer Science (Beginner)

This course will include a mix of digital and creative design, PC maintenance and business techniques which will prepare you for further progression to level 2.

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Level 2

IT Technician (Intermediate)

This course will introduce you to computing and includes PC maintenance repair and database systems, providing a progression route onto a more advanced work-related qualification. The course will include studying computer security, technology systems, computer systems support, computer networks.

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Level 3

IT Technician (Advanced)

During with advanced IT Technician course, you will study units including, computer networks & it technical support whilst incorporating aspects of project management and cyber security.

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Software Development

Level 1

Computer Science (Beginner)

This course will include a mix of digital and creative design, PC maintenance and business techniques which will prepare you for further progression to level 2.

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Level 2

Software Developer (Intermediate)

You will develop a range of up-to-date practical skills, such as basic programming, web design and graphic skills. The course will include studying programming, computer graphics, games design and software development.

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Level 3

Software Developer (Advanced)

During with advanced IT Technician course, you will study units including, application design, web design, prototyping, project management and mobile technology.

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Level 3

Technical Barrcalaureate in Computing (Advanced)

This course has two pathways: IT Technician pathway or Software Developer pathway. Whether you plan to study further at university or embark on a higher-level apprenticeship programme, this course will give you an excellent basis for a successful career in IT.

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Watch our career spotlight videos

If you have been thinking about a career in computer science then take a look at our career spotlight videos below to get a highlight at some career opportunities.

Cyber Intelligence Officer
IT Support Technician
Software Developer
Web Developer




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