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Computing and IT

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Choosing a computing course at Central will help you gain the right skills to open up a career in the exciting and everchanging IT sector.

Whatever your existing knowledge and skills in IT and technology, we’ve got a course that’s right for you.

Our IT courses will help prepare you for a career in computing. You can study a range of topics, from the basics of IT through to networking, systems support and software development. You could get the chance to build your own computer and work with robotics and programming.

We offer courses from the Level 1 linked with business right up to university level courses in systems development.

Our Level 3 programmes offer you a great route into higher education or employment in a variety of exciting roles in IT.

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IT - Technologies (Level 4)

This course can help you on the path to gaining a career in computer technical support. You’ll gain advanced skills to help towards a more senior role.

Introduction to Microsoft Office

This course is for those that are comfortable using a keyboard and mouse and wish to learn the basics of Word and Excel. 

Microsoft Units - Word Processing (Level 1)

This course consolidates existing knowledge of Microsoft Word.

Microsoft Units - Spreadsheets (Level 1)

This course consolidates knowledge of Microsoft Excel.

IT - Technologies (Level 3)

This course can help you on the path towards gaining a career in computer technical support and will give you more advanced knowledge.

Computing for Beginners

Learn how to use a computer in a friendly, social environment. Meet other people who are also new to computing!

  • computers
  • internet
  • email
  • PCDL

Word Processing Software Skills (E3)

This course is for those that are comfortable using a keyboard and mouse and wish to learn the basics of Word 2010.

Apprenticeship in Information and Communications Technology (Level 2)

This course is ideal if you want to work in an ICT support role while gaining a qualification. One of the great things about ICT is that you can work just about anywhere!

  • Computing and IT
  • apprenticeship
  • IT
  • computing

Web Design - Beginners (Level 1 Award)

This course covers the fundamentals of using Adobe Dreamweaver and creating a website. These skills are the building blocks of working towards producing a website that can be published onto the internet.

Web Design - Intermediate (Level 2 Award)

This course expands the knowledge of using Adobe Dreamweaver, HTML, Cascading Style Sheets, Web forms, JavaScript and templates in Dreamweaver and at using audio and video to create modern web sites using the latest HTML5 standards.

Advanced Apprenticeship in Information and Communications Technology (Level 3)

This qualification is ideal if you plan to work in an ICT support role in public or private sector organisations. You’ll build on your existing IT skills and we’ll get you industry-ready!

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  • apprenicticeship
  • computing
  • IT

Photoshop - Beginners (Level 1 Award)

This course gives you an insight into the wonderful world of image manipulation.

Desktop Publishing (Level 1 Award)

This course is an introduction to Desktop Publishing using Adobe Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop.

Spreadsheet Software Skills (E3)

This course is for those that are comfortable using a keyboard and mouse and wish to learn the basics of Excel 2010.

Database Software Skills (Level 1)

This course consolidates existing knowledge of one of the Microsoft Office units, concentrating on Access at Level 1.

Microsoft Units - Databases (Level 1)

This course consolidates existing knowledge of Microsoft  Access.

Computing for Beginners including Internet and Email

Are you looking for a job but have never used a computer? This course will give you a basic knowledge of computers in a relaxed and fun environment.

  • PCDL

HNC in Computing and Systems Development (Level 4)

Use this flexible qualification to develop your skills in order to progress your career in IT.

HND in Computing and Systems Development (Level 5)

Computing offers a diverse range of careers and this course will give you a wide range of skills to equip you for a career in this fast-paced industry.

IT - Hardware (Level 3)

This is a great course to choose if you’d like to pursue a career in IT, with an emphasis on networking and system support.

IT - Software (Level 3 Extended Diploma)

This is a great course to choose if you’d like to pursue a career in IT, with an emphasis on gaining the right qualification to apply to university..

IT - Systems (Level 2)

This course could be just what you’re looking for if you would like a career in the information and creative technology industry.

IT - Technologies (Level 2)

This course can help you on the path towards building a career in computer technical support.

IT and Business (Level 1)

This course enables you to develop valuable skills and knowledge across IT and general business, so you can go on to further study or even a job in IT or business.

IT User Skills (IT and Business) (Level 2)

This course will build on your existing IT skills and help you understand the way businesses use IT in practice. You’ll pick up skills that can be transferred into the world of work.

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