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Computing and Digital Technologies

Studying Computing and Digital Technologies at Weston College

We’re one of the leading colleges in the UK for computing and digital technologies courses, and have a history of success in this sector. Studying with us means you’ll be taught by lecturers with an exceptional track record for teaching the skills you need to be successful in the IT industry.

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Level 1

Information Technology, Certificate

1 Year
Sep 2022
Knightstone Campus
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This programme is the ideal introduction to computing and IT and will build up your basic IT skills as well as develop your technical knowledge. You will learn about the internet, how to make websites, pitching an IT product, solving technical IT problems and animation. You will also get the opportunity to take part in work experience in the...

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Level 2

Computing and Digital, T Level Transition Programme

1 Year
Sep 2022
Knightstone Campus
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This programme will develop your existing computing and IT skills and knowledge while also engaging you with the many employment opportunities available in the sector. This is a work-related programme, and you will be set a number of projects that are based on realistic workplace situations. You will learn about the essentials of IT and cybe...

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Level 3

Computer Science, A Level

2 Years
Aug 2022
LOXTON CAMPUS
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You will learn the technical aspects of computer science. This programme has an emphasis on abstract thinking, general problem solving, algorithmic and mathematical reasoning, and scientific and engineering-based thinking. You will gain the knowledge, understanding and skills required to progress your learning to a higher level or enter the ...

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Level 3

Computing, BTEC Extended Diploma

2 Years
Sep 2022
Knightstone Campus
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You will gain knowledge of the latest technology, which you need to produce professional websites, create and manage computer networks and security, and design and develop applications. You will cover a broad range of topics also including social media, graphics and encryption. You will work with real-life employers to resolve business probl...

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Level 3

Cyber Security Technician, Apprenticeship

18 - 24 Months
Throughout the year
Delivered in the workplace
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This apprenticeship covers the following roles: cyber security administrator, access control administrator, incident response technician, junior security operations centre (SOC) analyst, junior information security analyst, junior threat and risk analyst, junior penetration tester, junior security analyst. You will have the opportunity to co...

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Level 3

Data Technician, Apprenticeship

18 - 24 Months
Throughout the year
Delivered in the workplace
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This apprenticeship covers the following roles: the ability to source, format and present data securely in a relevant way for analysis using basic methods; to communicate outcomes appropriate to the audience; analyse structured and unstructured data to support business outcomes; blend data from multiple sources as directed and apply legal and ...

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Level 3

Digital: Production, Design and Development, T Level

2 Years
Sep 2022
Knightstone Campus
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Designed and developed in collaboration with employers, this programme is a mixture of classroom and work-based learning to give you the technical skills and workplace experience to kick-start your career into the digital arena. You will complete a core technical qualification and digital specialism, and an industry placement of at least 315 h...

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Level 3

Esports, BTEC Extended Diploma

2 Years
Sep 2022
Knightstone Campus
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The eSports market is huge and is estimated to have had worldwide revenue in excess of $1bn, forecast to group to $1.6bn by 2024, with the UK representing approximately 8% of the global market. Esports are built on top of the intellectual property of a video game, straddling the creative industries, live events, broadcast media, technology...

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Level 3

Information Communication Technician, Apprenticeship

12 - 18 Months
Throughout the year
Knightstone Campus
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This apprenticeship covers the following role: help desk technician, first/second line support, IT infrastructure technician, network support. You will have the opportunity to combine ‘on-the-job training’ with study in a college environment. An infrastructure technician provides support to internal and external customers, helping them to ...

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Level 3

IT Practitioners, BTEC Certificate and Subsidiary Diploma

1 Year
Aug 2022
LOXTON CAMPUS
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This programme will improve your knowledge and practical skills in IT, considering IT systems, social media in business, data modelling, information management and website development. You will find out how computer systems work and learn to utilise different applications. Assignments are based on workplace situations, so you will get an ins...

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Level 3

Software Development Technician, Apprenticeship

12 - 18 Months
Throughout the year
Knightstone Campus
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This apprenticeship covers the following roles: software development technician, junior developer, junior web developer, junior application developer, junior mobile app developer, junior games developer, junior software developer, junior application support analyst, junior programmer, assistant programmer and automated test developer. You wi...

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What our students say

Jackson Wood, Computing L3


Jackson Wood

"I have enjoyed being able to work in an environment that treats me like an independent human being while feeling supported all the while. This has really helped me develop myself and focus hard on the goals that I wish to achieve. It's been a huge benefit to my learning."

Former school: King Alfred's

Studied: Computing L3

What next? Studying a Bachelors in Cyber Security at Plymouth University.

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