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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

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.

Erasmus+

Our partnership with Erasmus+ means you have the opportunity to take part in a two or three week work placement in Europe. These are great work experience opportunities where you can develop your confidence, cultural and language awareness and enhanced employability skills. Find out more and how to apply.

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Upcoming Events

  • Apprenticeships: Enrol now!
    Apprenticeships: Enrol now!

    28 August-31 October 2018

    ARE YOU READY to earn while you learn on an apprenticeship? Recruitment sessions EVERY Wednesday!

  • UK University Search
    UK University Search

    28 September 2018

    This exciting and informative event will provide attendees with the opportunity to speak to a multitude of exhibiting universities and apprenticeship providers. Other features will include interactive STEM and creative zones, seminars throughout the day and free student brochures with detailed UCAS application guides. Barking & Dagenham College offer travel opportunities, professional contacts, career advice and a skill set that doesn’t limit you to one job.

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