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Com­put­ing and Office Technologies

Choos­ing a com­put­ing or office tech­nolo­gies course can open the door into hun­dreds of dif­fer­ent jobs in a range of career areas world­wide, such as: pro­gram­ming, net­work admin­is­tra­tion, web­site devel­op­ment or busi­ness administration. 

Our work-relat­ed cours­es com­bine a mix­ture of lec­tures, prac­ti­cal ses­sions and indus­try talks and trips to give you in-depth knowl­edge of your cho­sen sub­ject. You will be based in our brand new City Hub, and you’ll devel­op the skills you’ll need in your future career. 

Work expe­ri­ence oppor­tu­ni­ties across our pro­grammes help stu­dents to achieve suc­cess­ful employ­ment on com­ple­tion of their pro­gramme of study. 

On top of all that, our tutors have a wealth of indus­try expe­ri­ence. So you can be sure you will be learn­ing from peo­ple who have the expe­ri­ence and knowl­edge to set you up for a career. Areas could include any­thing from sec­re­tar­i­al work to IT sup­port, and from legal exec­u­tive work to net­work ana­lyst roles.

You can down­load a course or appren­tice­ship guide here.

Levels

We offer a range of computing and IT courses at Nottingham College, ranging from beginners to university level and even apprenticeships.

Careers in Computing and IT

The rise of digital technology shows no signs of slowing down, so there’s no better time to start developing the skills that could lead to exciting careers all over the world.

If you’d like to specialise in software development or design the next big computer game, we can help you along your way.

Did you know?

  • The average salary for a computer professional is £31,000.

Not sure what you'd like to study?

Are you interested in Computing and Office Technologies but not sure which course is right for you? You can receive Careers Advice before you decide which course is best for you! Apply through our Application Portal using the link below and our Careers Advisors will help you find the perfect course that's suited to you!

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A Level Computer Science

If you like solving problems and have a mathematical brain, an A Level in Computer Science may be just right for you.

Computers for Beginners - Part-time

On this course you will gain a basic knowledge of computers in a relaxed environment. It is suitable for complete beginners

Computers for Improvers - Part-time

On this course you will increase your knowledge of Microsoft Word in a relaxed environment.

Computing HNC (Level 4) - Full-time

This HNC is perfect if you want to gain hand on skills to work in the field of Network Engineering, Systems Architecture, Computer Service, Repair Technician or Network Manager administration.

Computing HNC (Level 4) - Part-time

This HNC is perfect if you want to gain hand on skills to work in the field of Network Engineering, Systems Architecture, Computer Service, Repair Technician or Network Manager administration.

Computing HND (Level 5) - Full-time

This course is perfect if you want to gain hand on skills to work in the field of Network Engineering, Systems Architecture, Computer Service, Repair Technician or Network Manager administration

Computing HND Top-up (Level 5) - Full-time

This HND is perfect if you want to gain hand on skills to work in the field of Network Engineering, Systems Architecture, Computer Service, Repair Technician or Network Manager administration.

ICT Systems Support (Level 2) - Full-time

This course is perfect if you are on the path towards building a career in computer technical support.

ICT Systems Support (Level 3) - Full-time

This course is perfect if you want to pursue a career in networking, computer hardware systems and in support role.

Improve your English using IT - Part-time

If English is not your first language this course is a great way to build your confidence.

Information and Creative Technology (Level 1 BTEC First Certificate) - Full-time

This course is perfect if you want learn about the world of online technology.

Introduction to Cyber Security - Part-time

This exciting course is your chance to develop your cyber security skills within our digital cyber security IT rooms.

IT - Technologies (Level 4) - Full-time

This course is perfect if you’d like an advanced qualification and lots of practical experience to help towards a more senior role in the IT industry.

IT (Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma) - Full-time

If you enjoy figuring out how things work and have a curious mind, a computing course could be just what you are looking for.

IT (Level 3 National Diploma) - Full-time

If you enjoy figuring out how things work and have a curious mind, a computing course could be just what you are looking for.

IT and Business (BTEC Level 1 Introductory Certificate) - Full-time

This course is perfect if you want to develop valuable skills and knowledge across IT and general business, so you can go on to further study or even a job in IT or business.

IT for Beginners - Part-time

This course is for those who have little of no computer experience and would like to learn in a relaxed environment.

IT for Improvers - Part-time

This is a follow on course from the IT for Beginners.

IT User Skills (Level 2 OCR Certificate) - Full-time

This course is suitable for those whose who seek a job role using IT applications in support of colleagues or customers in any sector or industry.

Microsoft Office for Beginners/Improvers - Part-time

This course is for those who wish to learn the basics of Word 2016 and Excel 2016.

Microsoft Units: Excel (Level 1) - Part-time

This course will consolidate existing knowledge of Microsoft Excel at Level 1.

Microsoft Units: Word Processing and Powerpoint (Level 1) - Part-time

This course consolidates your existing knowledge of Microsoft Word and introduces PowerPoint Skills.

Networking Infrastructure (Level 5) - Part time

The purpose of this unit is to provide you with an understanding of the directory-based infrastructure of large scale complex networked systems, their design, implementation and testing.

Professional Training in Data and Cyber Security - Part-time

The course has been designed for those working in businesses and organisations who need to develop their approach to cyber security and improved IT systems.

Professional Training in SQL and Relational Databases - Part-time

This brand new, 2-day, free course is offered to professionals working with big data! It has been designed in collaboration with employers, to offer strong foundations in the core principles of databases through SQL.

Routing and Switching Essentials (Level 4) - Part-time

This course provides you with an understanding of the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in a small network.

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