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Computing and Digital

LOG IN TO THE THRIVING COMPUTING AND GAMES SECTOR WITH OUR EXCITING RANGE OF COURSES.

Offered at

North Notts College

As a computing student at North Notts College you’ll study a range of areas including web and app development, animation, computer architecture and programming, digital graphics, IT repair, network management, cyber security, project management and more.

You will learn from tutors who have experience across the IT industry, from computer networking and software engineering to games development
and programming, who pass on their knowledge and apply their experiences to their teaching.

Our courses are taught in specialist computer studios and offer access to industry-standard software including Adobe Creative Suite, Maya, Construct
2 and Game Maker Studio. You’ll also have access to a HTC Vive, 3D printer, Raspberry Pis and a private network for network management.

Your Pathways

  • Level 2

    Computing

    Digital Business and Media

  • Level 3

    Computing

  • Level 4/5

    Foundation Degree in Games Design

  • Level 6

    BSc (Hons) in Computing and Systems Development

BY 2025 THERE ARE EXPECTED TO BE 3,949 JOBS IN COMPUTING IN NORTH NOTTINGHAMSHIRE.

LIGHTCAST 2022

FUTURE CAREERS IN COMPUTING AND GAMES

The computing and digital sector is ideal for those who like to keep up-to-date with the latest technology, are creative thinkers and are passionate about working in an industry which is in high demand.

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Telecom Engineer

Average salary - £34,400*

Telecom Engineers work on satellite, digital TV and fibre optic systems, and install broadband, mobile and landline phone networks.

Day-to-day tasks:

Set up mobile and fixed communications and data networks, repair lines and equipment on mobile masts and antennas, lay and test underground and underfloor cabling, find and fix faults including remotely using specialist software, design, build and test components and equipment, communicate with customers and businesses and update work records.**

Working environments:

At a clients home or at a clients business.

*Information from EMSI 2022 **Information from nationalcareers.service.gov.uk

Web Designer

Average salary - £31,200*

Web Designers use their creative and technical skills to design new websites and redesign existing ones.

Day-to-day tasks:

Maintain and develop websites, meet clients to develop website styles, analyse statistics
about who is using the website, write reports for managers and report technical projects to IT support staff.**

Working environments:

Office settings, from home or a client’s business.

*Information from EMSI 2022 **Information from nationalcareers.service.gov.uk

In-demand skills that commonly appear in job descriptions for roles within the computing sector include*:

  • Communication
  • Management
  • Integration
  • Leadership
  • Innovation

What our students say

“I love coming into College because of the respect between the tutors and the students, as well as the passion in the way that the teachers teach lessons.”

Ben Dawber
Ben Dawber Level 3 - BTEC Diploma in Computing

“I would recommend Computing and North Notts College, because not only have I learned a lot, I really enjoy coming into College.”

Harvey Freeman Level 3 - BTEC Diploma in Computing

“Everyone at College is very friendly - it's a great place to work hands-on with computers and learn.”

Kieran Webber
Kieran Webber Level 3 - BTEC Diploma in Computing
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