Computing and Digital Technologies
Computing & IT, Diploma
The Computing & IT Diploma is a comprehensive programme that explores the dynamic world of technology. If you love computers, solving problems, and being innovative, this diploma is perfect for you. You'll learn a variety of subjects, including programming, software development, network administration, cybersecurity, and database management. This diploma will equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to navigate the ever-changing digital landscape and contribute to the creation of cutting-edge solutions. After completing this programme, you'll have the practical skills and technical expertise to pursue a rewarding career in computing and IT. With the increasing reliance on technology in our world, having knowledge of computing and IT will open up many job opportunities for you. This programme is designed to enhance your existing skills and knowledge in computing and IT while also introducing you to the employment prospects available in the field. Additionally, you'll have the chance to work on a computing project in a specialised area, and you can also join our Esports academy, where you'll receive training for national competitions and become an ambassador for the field, further expanding your opportunities and connections.
We are one of the top colleges in the UK for computing and digital technologies courses. You will learn from experienced lecturers who will equip you with the knowledge and expertise required for success in the workplace. Our college boasts state-of-the-art facilities to ensure that you have access to the latest industry tools and technologies.
When you study with us, you’ll become part of our Digital Career Excellence Hub, which means you’ll enjoy a host of career-boosting benefits and unrivalled access to potential employers. You will benefit from work experience opportunities, employer visits, guest lectures from sector experts and courses designed in collaboration with leading organisations to meet industry demands. You'll gain invaluable insight into the IT sector and create numerous networking opportunities. By the time you complete your training, you'll be fully prepared for your future career, armed with the skills and knowledge that employers value.
WHAT DOES THIS COURSE INVOLVE
You will learn about the essentials of IT and cyber security, programming, creating websites, Esports, and emerging technologies. As part of this study programme, you will develop your maths and English skills, attend tutorials and Individual Development (ID). You will also complete a work placement and an employer set project. All aspects will be discussed with you at interview.
You will be assessed through coursework, practical projects, group work and exams.
This programme has been designed to support you to progress to the Digital T Level, or a Level 3 in Computing, all of which you can complete with Weston College.
You’ll need a minimum of five GCSEs at grade 9-2 with at least two at grade 4, or a qualifying Level 1 qualification.
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Computing, T Level
Alisha is the only female to achieve a Distinction* nationally, and one of only four learners to achieve this grade. This an incredible accomplishment as this equated to being in the top 1.2% nationally! Alisha won the Computing and Digital Technology Student of the Year at Celebration of Success 2023.