• Are you interested in how to use computers, create software and problem solve?
  • Are you interested in the programming side to computing?
  • Are you a budding website designer?

Information technology and computers now play an active part in most people’s lives and are seen in every job from the office work place to hospitals.

The job opportunities are endless with talented qualified practitioners being in high demand. If you have a passion for how system networks are built and run, are fascinated by the components that go together to make a computer or you enjoy the creativeness of website design, look no further.

You will benefit from the practical experience offered by our Computing courses. These qualifications are nationally recognised by employers and universities, and valued for their ability to create confident professionals who have well-rounded skills and knowledge.

Good English and maths skills are an essential part of the Computing course and employment.  All network systems operate on a binary basis requiring good numerical awareness. Communicating either electronically or verbally is an important part of working in the computing industry.

Courses and Apprenticeships available in:

  • Creative and Digital Studies
  • IT Users (ITQ) Diploma
  • Social Media and Digital Marketing
  • Apprenticeship in Computing
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By studying these courses you will gain a range of skills and knowledge within several areas of Computing.  You will undertake a range of units,  which will depend on your course and on what level you take:

These units may include; Creative digital production skills in media, software and audio, Software development (games and app programming), Website design and management, PC building and repair, Computer networks, Mobile technologies, Technical advice and guidance and Social media advertising and promotion.

Following the Computing and Digital route you could be:
  • IT Technician
  • IT Consultant
  • Software Developer
  • Website Designer
  • Programmer
  • Data Analyst
  • Digital Marketer


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“The tutors are great here and really supportive and know their stuff.  I’ve had a great time on this course up to date”

Jack Dowell
Computing Level 3

Jack, 18, from Sheffield was a previous Winterhill High School pupil who enjoyed school and came away with good grades in his GCSEs.

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