Computing and Digital Technologies
Computing & IT
Computing & IT
Computing and Digital Technologies
STUDYING COMPUTING AND DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES AT WESTON COLLEGE
The Digital Technologies sector continues to grow, with a tenth of all UK job vacancies being within a tech related role, this means there are plenty of available jobs, with over 100,000 job openings per month.
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.
Job roles in the West of England currently include:
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We've bundled the best education in the area with career boosted benefits - and are leveraging our contacts as one of the largest Colleges in the country to give you the best possible chance of success.
We have a number industry accreditation, and these are important factors in ensuring your study programme with us makes you job ready. These include: Microsoft IT Academy Programme Member, BCS Chartered Institute of IT, CISCO Networking Academy, Microsoft Showcase College
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Vocational Studies, Certificate
This programme is the ideal introduction to computing and IT and will build up your IT skills as well as develop your technical knowledge. You will learn about different sectors within the computing industry. You will also get the opportunity to take part in work related experience in the computing and IT sector. This programme also includes ...Click Here
Computing and Digital Technical Progression Programme
While our world becomes increasingly more computer oriented, knowledge on computing and IT will advance your career, with a huge variety of job opportunities once you’re qualified. This programme is perfect for developing your existing computing and IT skills and knowledge while also engaging you with the many employment opportunities avail...Click Here
Computer Science, A Level
If you’re passionate and looking to gain valuable knowledge and skills about computers, how they run, and they’re architecture, Computer Science will be the course for you. The course requires thinking both in concrete and abstract terms. Though it will be demanding, as the world is becoming more dependent on computer systems, having qua...Click Here
Digital , T Level
As the world becomes more digital, having technical, industry skills will be beneficial for your employability, and is perfect for anyone wanting to pursue a career in software production and design. The T Level is designed and developed in collaboration with employers, this programme is a mixture of classroom and work-based learning to give...Click Here
Digital: Support Services, T Level
As the world becomes more digital, having technical, industry skills will be beneficial for your employability, and is perfect for anyone wanting to pursue a career in software production and design. The T Level is designed and developed in collaboration with employers, this programme is a mixture of classroom and work-based learning to give y...Click Here
Esports, BTEC Extended Diploma
Esports is a fast-growing industry. In February 2019, Newzoo published its 2019 Global Esports Market Report. This stated that, in 2018, the global esports market was valued at U.S. $655 million. This rose to nearly U.S. $865 million in 2019 and is projected to reach U.S. $1.79 billion in 2022. This course combined theoretical and practical c...Click Here
Information Communication Technician, Apprenticeship
Information communication Technicians play a vital role in any organisation, big or small, resulting in varied job opportunities once you’re qualified. The broad purpose of this role is to operate and control the IT infrastructure efficiently, providing support for internal and external customers; learning alongside trained and experienced...Click Here
IT Practitioners, BTEC Certificate and Subsidiary Diploma
Employers need people who are able to develop systems for their computers, develop applications, and analyse data using IT. By completing this course, you will develop transferable skills and knowledge to progress to apprenticeships or further education to achieve this, meaning you’ll have the qualities that employers will be looking for. T...Click Here
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Courses after College
Your journey to University Centre Weston starts here...
Our Digital Technologies courses are based at Knightstone Campus, where we have lots of industry standard equipment to prepare you for life after college. By joining us in September, you will get access to:
- Our exciting Alienware room
- VR kits
- Hardware such as a Raspberry Pi
- State-of-the-art computing classrooms
- Our online systems and resources from any location or device via our online student portal
- Spacebar, our new digital hub where you gain industry experience working with local businesses
- Streaming opportunities through our Twitch account
- Specialised software packages through Microsoft and CISCO
- Opportunities to undertake specialised vendor qualifications on top of your programme.
MEET OUR TEAM
Occupations related to Computing and Digital Technologies
Web Design or Development Professional
Jobholders in this unit group design, develop and maintain websites to meet a client’s specified requirements.
Employment in region: 1,411 positions
Programmer or Software Development Professional
Programmers and software development professionals design, develop, test, implement and maintain software systems in order to meet the specifications and business objectives of the information system; they also design and develop specialist software e.g. for computer games.
Employment in region: 9,299 positions
IT engineers install, maintain and repair the physical components of computer systems and equipment.
Employment in region: 1,788 positions
WHAT OUR STUDENTS SAY
Computing, T Level
Digital: Production, Design and Development T Level
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