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Computing & IT

You’ll be taught by people who have worked for prestigious City firms and have set up and run their own successful businesses.

3 Good Reasons:

  1. 98% good progression to relevant employment and higher level courses.
  2. Well-equipped labs that support the latest vendor certifications through Microsoft, Oracle, Cisco and VMware.
  3. Continually successful in WorldSkills competitions.

Progression

Our students have progressed on to qualifications at:

  • Nescot – Computing and Systems Development: HND/C
  • Nescot - Computing: BSc (Hons) (Top-up)
  • Nescot - Level 4 Apprenticeship in IT
  • Nescot – Cisco, Citrix, Linux, Microsoft, Cyberoam, Oracle
  • King’s College London

“I think Nescot puts you ahead of the game, because you have so many chances to do extracurricular things that will help your career. For example, I did a Cisco course to learn more about networking, and I’m hoping to take part in WorldSkills UK.”

Shaun Bonner, Level 2 Computing


We have been preparing students to work in the IT industry for nearly a quarter of a century. Nescot offers a wide range of courses and pathways, including degrees and higher education and our renowned Cisco Academy, puts your learning at the leading edge of professional development. IT is a fast moving industry and our job is to help you to become a computing professional and we do this in three main ways:

• Our courses give you the most relevant skills, while broadening your employment options

• Our excellent industry contacts give you the chance to use that knowledge in real work situations

• Our expectations of you will teach you what is expected in a professional workplace.

Our Staff

We know that computing is one of the most exciting sectors to work in because we’ve been there. One of the best things about our staff is the breadth of industry experience we bring to our teaching. Our sector expertise ranges from programming systems analysts for international futures trading houses, to electrical engineering, satellite communications and website design.

Our Facilities

You will train on our two floors of modern computer suites, equipped with the latest software. The department can also boast its own specialist electrical circuit design software, multisims and satellite tracking equipment.

Working with Other Organisations

Every single student in this department will research, apply for and carry out work experience in an area that interests them. This is made possible by our fantastic links with businesses and organisations such as Toyota and London Transport. You will also benefit from activities with cutting edge companies like Atkins and specialist industry speakers.

Your Future: Computing extends to every area of the economy and no other skill is so uniquely placed to allow you to map your own future. Whether you long to be part of a large international company, or the key person in a small organisation, computing skills can take you wherever you want to go. All our courses give you the option of pursuing your education or entering employment. Previous students have found positions in many well known companies or taken their education to the highest levels.


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