Computing and IT
We live in a digital age and this industry is one of the fastest growing sectors in the UK. If you’re interested in computers, we have a range of IT courses for you to choose from - some of which include networking and game design.
Why Blackburn College?
- IT Career Academy with visiting speakers, mentoring from employee volunteers, six weeks paid internship and employer-led seminars.
- Cisco Academy accreditation for those looking for a career in Networking and Forensics.
- Partnerships with real software developers such as Iris.
- Opportunity to participate in global competitions, such as IT World Skills.
- Dedicated IT and computing facilities including a gaming room and numerous purpose built computer suites.
HOW MUCH CAN I EXPECT TO EARN?
Graduates can expect a starting salary of approximately £19,000 - which can rise significantly as your career progresses.
Here are just a few of the careers and job roles our students have gone on to do:
- Database Development
- Digital Media
- Games Design
- IT Administration
- IT Customer Support
- IT Sales
- IT Security
- Network Administration
- Software Development
- Web Development