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Computing & IT (19+)

Do you want to work at the cutting edge of software and web development? We offer a range of programmes giving you the skills to use programming languages and develop your creative skills.

Desktop or network support engineers need to develop logical troubleshooting skills as well as have a good knowledge of computer and networking systems.

Great reasons to choose a Computing & IT course at CRC:
  • Great work experience opportunities
  • Emphasis on up-to-date and relevant industry
    knowledge and employability skills
  • Excellent progression to employment, apprenticeships
    or higher education
  • Cambridgeshire is a thriving hub for the high-tech
    industry
  • Valuable communication and interpersonal skills.

Why choose a career in Computing & IT?

Long Term Job Security

While other industries may have to worry about their job security for various reasons, those in IT and computing careers can typically rest easy. As the world becomes increasingly reliant on all things digital, companies from every industry need the proper technical infrastructure and software applications to support their businesses.

Endless Opportunities

Not only are computing jobs among the highest paid – and with the highest job satisfaction – the opportunities that can arise in computing are endless. Due to many skillsets in the field of IT and computing being closely linked to innovation, development and forward-thinking, the possibilities for future inventions and developments are expected to be greater than they ever have been. 

Great Salary Prospects

 The average starting salary for a software developer is around £35K, with the average starting salary of a programmer sitting at approximately £57K. Wages in roles do vary across the UK but as you gain more experience and further qualifications and skills in computing you will be expected to see higher wage growth faster than average as a result.

Potential salaries you could earn working in Computing & IT

Software Developer
£35,000
Games Developer
£38,000
Systems Data Analyst
£37,000
Web Designer
£25,000

*All salaries are based on the UK average with data from Glassdoor. These roles and salaries are just some of the potential opportunities for those who decide on a career in this sector and are not guaranteed*

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