Computing

Pathways

Pathways are made up of courses focussed on future careers or further education opportunities

If you are tech-savvy and want to develop a career in technology we will help you reach your goal.

Our courses will connect the theory of computer science to the practice and enable students to learn the skills needed to build a successful career.

Our work placements will demonstrate students' skills to local employers supporting progression into employment in a range of roles from database design to app creation.

Alongside the Computing Section, the Foundation Learning Team offer a Digital Media course at Level 2. This course is designed to enable students to gain the entry requirements needed for other Level 2 courses or progress to a Level 3 course upon successful completion.

Careers
  • Computer Programmer
  • Network Engineer
  • Software Developer
  • Web Designer
  • Forensic Computer Analyst

Career Prospects

This pathway could lead to many career opportunities

Example

Information technology and telecommunications directors

Annual pay
£68,640

The workforce is projected to expand by 11% over the period to 2024, adding 9,137 jobs. In the same period, 30% of the workforce is projected to retire, creating 23,986 job openings.

Role description

Job holders in this unit group plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate the work and resources necessary to provide and operate information technology and telecommunications services within an organisation.

What's next?

Step 1 Apply

Once you apply, you will have an interview to discuss your chosen pathway

Step 2 Interview

At your interview, the tutor will discuss the entry requirements for each level and course. This is also your opportunity to make sure that this pathway meets your goals and ambitions.

Courses at Canterbury College

If you know exactly which course and level you need to apply for, or want more information, please select from the options below:

Contact us

We'd love to hear from you

New Dover Road
Canterbury, Kent
CT1 3AJ

Telephone:
01227 811111