Digital Technology

Do you know that the North East has the fastest growing Tech Industry in the country outside of London?  There are over 35,000 Digital Tech jobs and the sector has grown by 45% in the last 5 years.

Do you want to explore emerging technologies, configure devices, develop software and web applications or investigate cybersecurity? 

Creative and Digital Tech companies in our region include Sage, UbiSoft, Zerolight, Accenture, Enigma Interactive and DXC Technology to name but a few.  The North East has its own Digital festival, Tech skills and recruitment events and awards ceremony once a year. If you are looking to take the next steps towards your career in Digital and IT then these courses are for you.

Learning Methods:

These are practical, modular courses covering many areas of new emerging technologies.  You will learn by completing a series of industry focused digital projects while you develop the technical and transferable skills required to work in this sector. Course topics include options in web, app and game development, cybersecurity, networking, cloud technologies, robotics and artificial intelligence.

Alongside your course, you will have the opportunity to meet with industry experts, visit Universities, take part in national competitions and go on technology focused trips.

 

Full Time Courses Available:

  • BTEC First Certificate in Information and Creative Technology Level 2
  • Certificate in Cyber Security and Digital Forensics Level 2
  • BTEC Diploma / Extended Diploma in Information Technology Level 3

 

Also available Apprenticeships:

  • Apprenticeship in IT and Telecoms at Intermediate and Advanced Level

  • Apprenticeship in Applications Specialist at Intermediate and Advanced Level

 

What could I earn?