Welcome to Computing & IT

Computing & IT is a fast moving industry with lots of potential career pathways. Students in the department will benefit from a range of enrichment activities which include team-building days, work with higher education institutions and live client briefs with technology companies. There will also be opportunities to gain work experience and visits from guest speakers from the IT industry. 

Students gain the skills required to enter into careers in many IT related disciplines and progress to professional status in their chosen field.
- Steph Cooke, Head of Faculty for Computing & IT, Mathematics and Science
In 2016 IT achieved 100% pass rate.

Our Courses

IT

Vocational Level 2

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IT/Computing (single or double award)

Vocational Level 3

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Software Skills

Vocational, Itchen Certificate

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Student success

Joshua Reed

Joshua Reed

Joshua took several STEM subjects whilst at the college as well as the Extended Project Qualification. 

He achieved Distinction*, A, C, A grades in IT (single award), Mathematics, Physics and the Extended Project Qualification. 

Joshua is heading to the University of Portsmouth to study Computer Science.


Department news

Lockheed Martin Code Quest Competition

On Saturday 23 September, our Computing & IT students took part in a competition called Code Quest from Lockheed Martin, a company based in Whiteley which…

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MOOV2 Visit for Digital Day

On Tuesday 15 November, Jack and Dan from technology firm MOOV2 came into the college as part of the nationwide campaign, Digital Day. As part of Digital Day,…

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'Could IT Be You' - Sinem's Account

This is the written account by Sinem Salman, one of the finalists for the Network Rail 'Could IT Be You' competition. It details her experience applying for the…

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Key personnel

Steph Cooke - Head of Faculty of IT & Computing, Mathematics and Science

Steph Cooke

Teacher of IT