In this digital age, computing and IT form an essential part of every business. A qualification in computing and IT will open doors for you with employers nationally and across the South West, with a wide range of career opportunities in this dynamic and ever-expanding sector.
We offer Computing and IT courses from Level 1 through to university level: you'll learn with the latest industry equipment and software, preparing you to work in the IT industries of the future.
Alongside our full-time courses in Information Technology are a range of specialist apprenticeships and qualifications including in Cyber Security and Telecoms, and our Higher Nationals and Foundation Degree in Computing. Every course is taught in industry-standard labs using a range of brand new facilities including Humanoid NAO Robots, Quadcopter Drones, Virtual Reality equipment and more. Our teaching team are talented and experienced, offering you not only the best educational tools but crucially also the support and insight of industry professionals.
The elements of my course I enjoy most are both the digital graphics side, which allows me to tap into my creative mindset, and cyber security – something I’m keen to specialise in.
Extended Diploma in IT
Andrew joined the College in 2001, initially working within the IT Services team, first as an assistant network manager at the Salisbury campus and later at the Trowbridge campus. He joined the academic staff in 2015 to become a lecturer in Computing at the Chippenham campus and rates qualifying as a lecturer as the proudest achievement of his career.
Before joining the College, Andrew worked in the computing industry, mainly working in the fields of network infrastructure, network servers and VoIP telephone systems.
Andrew’s motivation to transition to
teaching stemmed from his own experience at school where he was always
inspired by the unconventional techniques of his A-Level IT teacher. He
now strives to bring the same enthusiasm for innovative ways to learn
into his own classroom. Read more...