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Information Technology (IT) & Computing
The IT and computing industry has a continually expanding job market

Information Technology (IT) & Computing

Take advantage of this rapidly expanding sector and get skilled

Did you know that tech firms are expected to add an extra 46,000 jobs to the London economy by 2024?

Whether you are interested in data science and analytics, computer administration skills, software technology, web development, programming or computer games design we cover it all.

From Level 1 right through to the degree-level Higher National Diploma

You can start training for your career in IT with us and move up to study for the Higher National Diploma in Computing & System Development.

Whether you are a school-leaver, or you are a mature student who wants to retrain for a different career, come and talk to us. 

If you are 19+ and want to go to university to study IT but don't have the A Levels, talk to us about the one year Access to IT course. 

Data Science & Big Data 

When you study on our HND in Computing & Systems Development you will study Data Science and Analytics. 

People with these skills are in high demand by the UK economy - find out more here.

Get coding

Coding skills are an essential element of the courses we offer and the type of coding you will study depends on your course level:

Level 2: HTML, Dreamweaver, Jumpcraft, Scratch, Python, 
Level 3: HTML, Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Scratch, Python, Visual Studio (VB, NET, C#), Gamemaker, First Person Shooter (FPS), CSS, RPG Maker
Access to IT: Java 
Level 4: HTML, Dreamweaver,Photoshop, CSS, RPG Maker, Java, Javascript, MySQL, PHP, Unity 3D, MIT Inventor, Helix (Forensic Tool), Encase (Forensic Tool), Illustrator, Blender.
Level 5: Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Java, Javascript, MySQL, PHP, Unity 3D, MIT Inventor, Helix (Forensic Tool), Encase (Forensic Tool), Illustrator, Blender.

Download our Computing HND Course information flyer now

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Upcoming Events

  • Technical Skills Academy Open Day, Thursday 23 February 2017, 4.30 - 7pm
    Technical Skills Academy Open Day, Thursday 23 February 2017, 4.30 - 7pm

    23 February 2017

    Study in a friendly environment, that's more grown-up than school. Built by the London Borough of Barking & Dagenham, and managed and run by Barking & Dagenham College, the Technical Skills Academy offers a creative and buzzing atmosphere.

  • Stars from The Voice and X Factor perform at fundraising event
    Stars from The Voice and X Factor perform at fundraising event

    3 March 2017

    Diamond, a contestant on ITV’s The Voice 2017 and girl band Alien Uncovered, from the X Factor, will perform at Barking & Dagenham College as part of a fundraising event in aid of the Children’s Liver Disease Foundation.

  • Inspiration Day 2017
    Inspiration Day 2017

    9 March 2017

    Our inspiration day, is the perfect opportunity to find out about courses, skills and career paths, speak to our experts for guidance & advice, explore our college facilities and enjoy tasters in various subject areas at Barking & Dagenham College.

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