Digital


Get involved in a fast paced, constantly evolving industry

Digital


Get involved in a fast paced, constantly evolving industry

Digital is a career path made up of software programming, web and games development, network security and everything in-between. From ingenious smartphone apps to virtual reality, Digital continues to revolutionise every industry. Digital skills are in high demand due to the ever changing world of technology.

  • Progression to university or employment

    - Digital courses are ideal if you’re looking to progress to a top university or directly into employment in a career-relevant role. Example jobs include: Web Developer, Software Engineer, Games Developer, Data Analyst, Network Administrator and Security Analyst.
  • Career Academy

    - Join our Career Academy and enjoy guest speakers from the Digital world, along with mentoring and internship opportunities. Career Academy utilises our vast network of top employers to deliver programmes that can give you a big head start up the career ladder.
  • Industry standard software

    - Make games using Unreal Engine, the same software used to develop blockbuster hits like PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds and Fortnite: Battle Royale. You’ll also learn to code using a number of exciting languages like HTML, CSS and ASP.
  • Skills that top employers are looking for

    - Participate in a work placement and gain the skills and knowledge top employers are looking for.
Matt Dewhurst Computing with Programming, Games Development & Cyber Security Level 3 Extended Diploma
I really enjoyed my time studying at Blackburn College and feel the education I received has set me up for a successful career. I’m now at university studying a Computing Foundation Degree FdSc, as well as having secured employment as a Trainee Web Developer.
Huzaifa Ahmed Computing with Programming, Games Development & Cyber Security Level 3 Extended Diploma
As part of Blackburn College’s Career Academy, I completed an internship at The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) and was later invited back to deliver IT sessions to the team. I am confident that the experience gained from the Career Academy will be useful when applying to universities. Read more >>

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