Computing & Digital Technologies

Our Computing and Digital Technologies department offer courses that are practical, work related and based on realistic employment situations.

The courses introduce you to your chosen careers and provides a strong base for more advanced development. As part of your course you will visit employers in the industry and be trained by sector experts. This will help you to appreciate the value of your studies in the real world.

Recent speakers have included specialists in networking and gaming as well as visits by Microsoft Executives and Edge Hill University focussing on special effects and animation.

You will develop skills and techniques that are essential for career development in software engineering and networks systems and security.

Where are they now?
Lewis Copeland

Lewis Copeland

ICT Technician at Hugh Baird College

"College was very different to school. I got to meet people like me and I have made some great friends. We were also treated like grown-ups...” Read more
Possible careers include:
Possible careers include

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Job growth sector

These study programmes are linked to the highlighted area/s of job growth in our region:

  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Creative and Digital
  • Financial and Professional Services
  • Life Science and Health
  • Low Carbon
  • SuperPort
  • Visitor Economy