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Computing and Office Technologies

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Choosing a computing or administration course at Nottingham College will help you gain the right skills to open up a career in the exciting and everchanging IT sector.

Whatever your existing knowledge and skills in IT and office technology, we’ve got a course that’s right for you.

Our IT courses will help prepare you for a career in computing and office technologies. You can study a range of topics, from the basics of IT through to networking, systems support and software development. You could get the chance to build your own computer and work with robotics and programming.

We offer courses from the Level 1 linked with business right up to university level courses in systems development.

Our Level 3 programmes offer you a great route into higher education or employment in a variety of exciting roles in IT and office technologies.

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

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

Digital Technologies (Level 3 City & Guilds Technical Certificate) - Full-time

If you want to pursue a career in networking, computer hardware systems and in a support role, or to progress to a higher level of study then may be the course for you.

Word Processing for Beginners - Part-time

Increase your knowledge of Microsoft Word on this six week course.

Computing for Beginners - Part-time

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

Computing Skills for Employment - Part-time

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

Computing Skills for Improvers - Part-time

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

Computer Skills 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

IT, Software, Web and Telecoms Professionals - Higher Apprenticeship (Level 4)

If you would like to gain a qualification to further your career, then this Higher Apprenticeship may be for you.

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 Users (Level 1 BTEC Certificate) - Full-time

If you want to develop the skills and personal qualities needed to work in IT and to help you achieve your full potential, then this course is for you.

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.

A Level Computer Science

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

IT Digital Technologies (Network and Infrastructure) (Level 2 City & Guilds Technical Certificate) - Full-time

This course is perfect if you want a course that can give you a range of technical skills and knowledge that will equip you to either go into employment or to enter a higher level course.

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 - Technologies (Level 4) - Part-time

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

Introduction to Microsoft Office - Part-time

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

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

This course consolidates existing knowledge of Microsoft Word at Level 1.

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

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

IT, Software, Web and Telecoms - Intermediate Apprenticeship (Level 2)

This course is ideal if you want to work in an ICT support role while gaining a qualification. One of the great things about ICT is that you can work just about anywhere!

IT, Software, Web and Telecoms Professionals - Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3)​

This qualification is ideal if you plan to work in an ICT support role in public or private sector organisations. You’ll build on your existing IT skills and we’ll get you industry-ready!

Computing HNC (Level 4) - Full-time

This HNC gives you the opportunity to develop a wide range of highly relevant subject skills to open up a career in the exciting and ever-changing IT sector.

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

This course will introduce and consolidate knowledge of Microsoft Access using Microsoft Office 2016.

Computing HNC (Level 4) - Part-time

This HNC gives you the opportunity to develop a wide range of highly relevant subject skills to open up a career in the exciting and ever-changing IT sector.

Internet and Email - Part-time

This course is ideal if you have basic computing skills and want to learn more about using the internet and email.

Computing HND (Level 5) - Full-time

This HND gives you the opportunity to develop a wide range of highly relevant subject skills to open up a career in the exciting and ever-changing IT sector.

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

This HND gives you the opportunity to develop a wide range of highly relevant subject skills to open up a career in the exciting and ever-changing IT sector.

IT User Skills (IT and Business) (Level 1 OCR 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.

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

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

Business Administration (Level 1 BTEC Diploma) - 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.

IT (Level 3 Diploma) - Full-time

This course is perfect if you want a course that can help you on the path towards gaining a career in computer technical support and will give you more advanced knowledge.

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

This course is perfect if you’d like to pursue a career in IT, with an emphasis on gaining the right qualification to apply to university.

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

This course is perfect if you’d like a career in IT and you’re interested in learning more about the industry and the skills you’ll need to succeed within it.

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