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A career in Computing can take you everywhere, be it a big tech firm or helping a new business start up and grow. If you love solving problems, and know your clouds from your coding, becoming a Computing apprentice could be the right fit for you.

At Newcastle College our Computing apprenticeships have been created to help you turn your passion into a reality. We work with companies across the North East who will help you to develop your skills whilst learning on the job. 

Becoming a Computing apprentice will mean you get to learn from some of the brightest and best in industry. You'll develop a strong grounding in technology and cover areas such as the principles of IT platforms, network configurations and social media platforms.

So if you see yourself as the next Bill Gates and fancy earning while you learn, a Computing apprenticeship with Newcastle College is for you.   

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Creative Digital Design Professional (Integrated Degree) Apprenticeship

Are you creative and passionate about digital design? Earn your degree with this Creative Digital Design Degree Apprenticeship and develop the creative and technical skills in high demand from industry.

Length: 36 months (this does not include EPA period)
Study: Full-Time
Start Date: Various
Location: Employer Based

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BSc (Hons) Digital and Technology Solutions (Integrated Degree Apprenticeship)

Seeking a career in the digital and technology sectors? This integrated degree apprenticeship may be the course for you.

Length: 48 months to Gateway
Study: Part-Time
Start date: 5th September 2022
Location: Employer Based

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What can I do with a Computing qualification?

Daily tasks:

  • Ensures that new technologies are researched and evaluated in the light of the organisation.
  • Prioritises and schedules major IT/telecommunications projects.
  • Considers the required IT/telecommunications staffing levels, oversees recruitment and appointment of staff and directs training policy.
  • Develops the periodic business plan and operational budget for IT/telecommunications to deliver agreed service levels.
  • Directs the implementation within the organisation of IT/telecommunications strategy, infrastructure, procurement, procedures and standards.
  • Develops in consultation with other senior management the IT/telecommunications strategy of the organisation.

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Median Salary

£73,040 View more

Daily tasks:

  • Writes operational documentation and provides subsequent support and training for users.
  • Plans and maintains database structures.
  • Implements and evaluates the software.
  • Writes code for specialist programming for computer games, (for example, artificial intelligence, 3D engine development).
  • Tests and corrects software programs.
  • Develops user interfaces.
  • Writes and codes individual programs according to specifications.
  • Undertakes feasibility study to design software solutions.
  • Examines existing software and determines requirements for new/modified systems in the light of business needs.

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£46,711 View more

Daily tasks:

  • Activates the 'live' website.
  • Tests website interaction and performance prior to going 'live'.
  • Writes and publishes content for the website.
  • Establishes methods to ensure appropriate website security and recovery.
  • Designs and develops web interfaces for relational database systems.
  • Develops the website and applications.
  • Designs web pages including graphics, animation and functionality to maximise visual effectiveness and facilitate appropriate access.
  • Presents design options to the client.
  • Liaises with internal/external client in order to define the requirements for the website.

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Median Salary

£33,689 View more

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