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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.

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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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Level 1

Vocational Studies, Certificate

1 Year
Sep 2023
KNIGHTSTONE CAMPUS
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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 ...

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Level 2

Computing and Digital Technical Progression Programme

1 Year
Sep 2023
KNIGHTSTONE CAMPUS
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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...

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Level 3

Computer Science, A Level

2 Years
September 2023
LOXTON CAMPUS
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If you’re passionate and looking to gain valuable knowledge and skills about computers, how they run, and their 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 qualific...

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Level 3

Computing, BTEC Extended Diploma

2 Years
Sep 2023
KNIGHTSTONE CAMPUS
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Through an increasingly computer dependent world, having knowledge and skills in computing will be hugely beneficial for your own development, as well as something many employers are after. This qualification is widely recognised, as it combines theory and practical study, giving a range of skills. You will gain knowledge of the latest techn...

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Level 3

Computing, BTEC Extended Diploma

2 Years
Sep 2023
KNIGHTSTONE CAMPUS
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Through an increasingly computer dependent world, having knowledge and skills in computing will be hugely beneficial for your own development, as well as something many employers are after. This qualification is widely recognised, as it combines theory and practical study, giving a range of skills. You will gain knowledge of the latest techn...

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Level 3

Digital , T Level

2 Years
Sep 2023
KNIGHTSTONE CAMPUS
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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...

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Level 3

Esports, BTEC Extended Diploma

2 Years
Sep 2023
KNIGHTSTONE CAMPUS
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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...

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Level 3

Information Communication Technician, Apprenticeship

12 - 18 Months
Throughout the year
KNIGHTSTONE CAMPUS
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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...

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Level 3

IT Practitioners, BTEC Certificate and Subsidiary Diploma

1 Year
Sep 2023
LOXTON CAMPUS
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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...

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THE FACILITIES

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

Jon Barnett - Computing Lecturer

 

 

 

 

 

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WHAT OUR STUDENTS SAY

Alisha
Studied:

Computing, T Level

Alisha
Alisha
The course has honestly been excellent, and I am so glad that I decided to go down the T Level route.
Studied:

Digital: Production, Design and Development T Level

MEET THE TEAM

Outside of Knightstone Campus
Ben
Cyber Security is quickly becoming a buzz word in the world of technology and for good reason. It is one of the most diverse and fast moving sectors within tech and ultimately security is power!
Lecturer in Computing
Mark
Mark
What i love most about working within the Computing and Digital sector is without doubt, the continual developments that are taking place in the sector, it is the most exciting and dynamic industry to be in and the opportunities are so vast.
Dean of Faculty - Computing and Digital Technology
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Joe
Joe’s subject specialisms are around IT in business, IT management and computer hardware and software. He also has CompTIA A+ Technician certification and holds a Level 5 Management qualification.
Deputy Director - Higher Education

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