Our Computing and Digital courses are designed specifically to give you a better understanding of the real-world practical and hands-on technical skills needed for a successful career in IT. We also offer courses in Games Animation and Esports (delivered at Dearne Valley College).
These courses provide opportunities for students to develop a range of computing skills, techniques, personal qualities and attitudes essential for a successful career.
You’ll learn from tutors with a broad range of industry experience who are passionate about developing the next generation of digital experts.
As well as gaining the knowledge and tools you’ll need to succeed in the industry, you’ll develop wider transferable skills sought after by employers including problem-solving, creativity and research.
If you are interested in discovering and learning about subjects in computing and IT, such as programming, website development, graphics and cyber security, then this is the area for you. We will introduce you to general Internet Technologies used in the computing & IT industry. You will learn about wide uses of technology, virtualized server hardware, computer systems and web development.
If you have a passion for information and computing, the job opportunities are endless and in high-demand for talented qualified practitioners. These qualifications also help to ensure that you have the breadth and depth of skills required to progress to employment, self-employment, an apprenticeship, or Higher Education. Possible careers include a Cyber Security Professional, Digital Marketer, Networking Engineer, IT Technician, Software Programmer, Software Engineer, Technical Support or a Web Developer.
Our qualifications are nationally recognised and valued for their ability to develop confident, highly skilled professionals. You’ll gain a range of industry relevant skills and knowledge within several areas of computing. Topics covered vary per course and level but typically include cyber security, software development such as games and app programming, website design, graphics, computer networking, cloud computing, learning how to configure networks and much more.