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

IT is a rapidly growing sector with an ever-increasing variety of employment opportunities in this country and abroad. Studying IT at Sheppey College will give you an insight into these opportunities and equip you with the skills needed for a successful career in the future.

During your time at college you will be supported by an experienced team who can provide you with guidance and support, not only with your IT but also with your Maths and English, job searching and help applying for university. You will also be expected to complete periods of work experience to help prepare you for the world of work.

Students have joined Sheppey College at all levels and have progressed onto university and now have successful careers using a wide range of IT. These careers include cyber security, IT helpdesk support and games and app. development.

Students are encouraged to develop their IT and creativity skills using the latest Microsoft and Adobe software, as well as up-to-date hardware.

Why people love Computing

Career Prospects

This pathway could lead to many career opportunities


Information technology and telecommunications directors

Annual pay

The workforce is projected to expand by 37% over the period to 2027, adding 27,339 jobs. In the same period, 63% of the workforce is projected to retire, creating 45,914 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.

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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.

Guidance on Interviews

Once you have submitted an application we will contact you with the a range of options for conducting your interviews remotely, such as telephone or Skype, or organising interviews once the College reopens and social distancing is relaxed.

Courses at Sheppey College

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

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Bridge Rd
Sheerness, Kent
ME12 1HL

01795 581581