You will have the opportunity to develop the skills you need in the industry through practical hands-on experience in our specialist computing suites, covering animation, computer systems, databases, IT security, programming and much more.
Computing and IT
Gain an insight into the fast-paced world of computing on our fascinating computing and IT courses. Build on your existing knowledge, develop and enhance your technical skills and help you to embark upon a career in this ever-changing sector.
Why choose us?
- Employer links
We work with large companies such as Siemens, Barclays and the NHS, to small local businesses including Winsford Work Zone and Culture Warrington.
- Work placement
To make sure that you are job ready when you finish the course, you will complete one week’s work experience with an employer of your choosing. Previous students have worked in IT security at local schools, or even computer recycling charities, gaining an understanding of the inner workings of computer systems.
- Trips and visits
Every year our IT students take a trip to The Gadget Show at the Birmingham NEC to learn about emerging technologies. Additionally, students have recently visited the Arcade Club in Bury to enhance the games platform module of the course.
You will get to use both Apple Macs and Windows machines, along with Microsoft and Office 365 software. Further to this, you will also become proficient at using programmes such as 3DS Max and Photoshop.
The computing & IT industry continues to progress at rapid speed. From cyber security to IT engineering or even getting your creative juices flowing as a graphic designer, you’re sure to find something to put your tech-savvy skills to the test. In this ever-growing world of technology, opportunities are everywhere, and with so many choices available you can take your pick!
- Cyber Security Analyst
- Data Analyst
- Database Manager (SQL Developer)
- Graphic Designer
- IT Consultant
- IT Engineer
- Network Engineer
- Project Manager
- SEO Specialist
- Software Engineer
- Systems Manager
- Web Developer