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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.

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A Level Computer Science

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

Administration (Business Professional) (Level 1 OCR Certificate) - Full-time

This course is perfect if you’re looking for a first step in general business and administration and you’re looking for a blend of practical and business theory skills to help you progress.

Administration (Business Professional) (Level 2 OCR Diploma) - Full-time

This course is perfect if you’re looking for a career-related (vocational) competency-based course that will equip you with the advanced skills and knowledge you’ll need to work in an office environment.

Administration (Business Professional) (Level 3 OCR Diploma) - Full-time

This course is perfect if you’re looking for a competency-based vocational course that will equip you with the advanced skills and knowledge that are needed for employment in an office environment.

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.

Infrastructure Technician - Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3)

This apprenticeship will help you provide support to internal and external customers, helping them to be productive when using technology to do their own jobs.

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 and Work Skills (Entry Level College Certificate) - Full-time

This course is perfect if you would like a basic introduction to IT and some skills which will help you in future work and life.

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.

Pre-Access in IT User Skills (Level 2) - 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.

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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