Computing & Digital MediaComputing & Digital Technology at LMC

"If you’re interested in getting to grips with the practical aspects of computer hardware and technology, you’ll find the right course in our Computing & Digital Technology department. Working across a range of practical assignments will help you on your way to a career or furth study in computing."

Jon Lloyd, Head of Computing & Digital Technology

The department has five dedicated Mac suites for student use.

Where does it lead?

Past students have gone on to University of Teesside, University of Central Lancashire, University of Sunderland, Edge Hill University, Portsmouth University and Staffordshire University. Career options include IT support, programming, development and the creative side of the industry with games development and interactive media.

"I have really enjoyed this course this year, so far we have learned lots of technical things from filming equipment to editing. I have expanded my knowledge about the media industry in general. I have developed my skills in pre-production, shooting videos and editing.”

Jessica Jubb, Creative Digital Media

Apprenticeships logoOnce you have gained employment you could start this programme at any time of the year.

What do I need to join?

4 GCSEs at grade D/3 or higher including Maths or English OR a Level 1 related qualification PLUS grade D/3 or higher in Maths or English.
Relevant work experience will also be considered
Entry criteria will be applied at the discretion of the course manager.

General Information

An apprenticeship in a genuine job, with training, meaning apprentices learn and gain skills and professional competencies in their chosen career, whilst receiving a wage.

Apprenticeships are suitable for well-motivated people who are focussed and know which career path they want to follow. They offer high quality work-based training as an alternative to full time study.

This programme is aimed at people who are employed, or are seeking employment. You will need to be 16 years of age or over. Apprenticeships are available at level 2 and level 3.

From April 2018, the apprenticeship minimum wage is £3.70 per hour. For further information on salaries, visit gov.uk and search ‘apprenticeships'.

Course Information Sheet

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For information, advice and guidance, or to apply, please phone Student Services on 01524 521237 or 0800 306 306.


Department News

Computing Students Impress Businesses

May 01, 2018

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Computing Student Lands Job on Placement

April 24, 2018

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Students Develop at Great Tower

August 07, 2017

Year 1 Business Level 3 and Year 2 IT students went up to Great Tower Scout Camp for

IT students complete 458 hours in industry

August 02, 2017

Computing Level 3 students completed an astonishing 458 hours of work placements with Jam Rock Desig

Student Profiles

Troy Astarte

June 07, 2016

School attended: Lancaster Royal Grammar School Course taken at college: IT Practitioners Level 3