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IT & Creative Technologies


Top success rates in the area for 16-18 year olds in Information and Communication Technology


(Southampton City College 97.4%, Brockenhurst 85.7%, Eastleigh 85.7%, Barton Peveril 83.5%, Itchen 82.9%, Totton 78.4%, Richard Taunton 70.6%)


Source: 11/12 National Success Rate Tables

Do you enjoy working with computers? Are you interested in working in system support, or becoming a network engineer or software engineer of the future? Does web design or app development sound appealing?


IT is an industry that is constantly changing, so businesses require expert help and guidance when choosing hardware and software to get the job done.

Matthew Wood successfully completed his L3 in IT and has progressed to Southampton Solent University to study a BA in Computer Networks and Web Design
95% success rate in Level 3 BTEC National Diploma in IT


The career opportunities in IT are endless - locally, nationally and internationally. You may wish to be an IT helpdesk advisor; network engineer, software engineer or even a web developer. All of these careers require specific qualifications with a basic grounding in IT. Did you know that Network Managers can earn up to £50k per year?


At City College we can give you the grounding you need in order to progress in a satisfying and well paid career.


Example careers

Software engineer, database designer, network manager, IT helpdesk advisor, systems analyst, games designer, computer programmer, IT trainer, e-commerce developer, web developer


Specialist facilities

Based in the newly refurbished business and IT suite at the main campus, students have access to plenty of IT equipment and resources to help with day-to-day work and assignments.