This course has been designed in conjunction with a leading IT service company for students who wish to start a career in the IT/Computing industry with an emphasis on the Networks and Cyber Security route. We have excellent facilities and opportunities for work experience at leading companies. The course features several trips out to companies and visiting speakers will come in and discuss live projects.
There has never been a better time to start an IT/Computing career with opportunities locally and globally in the fastest growing industry of the 21st century.
Students in the specialist Millgate Cyber Security Academy will study 10 core units to build a solid understanding of the industry, plus 3 specialist units which will extend your expert knowledge of networks and cyber security.
5 GCSEs grades A* - C / grade 4 or above (or acceptable alternatives), to include English Language and Maths.
The course involves a combination of externally set and assessed exams, plus coursework and internal assessments.
On successful completion of this course you may wish to progress to a degree course at university or enter employment. The college also provides progression options including;
Career opportunities include but are not limited to:
Will this course suit me?
An ideal student for this course is one who is highly motivated with a desire to learn and wants to develop the technical skills that are required in the Computing industry. Applicants will know their career goals and the steps required to achieve them.
More about Millgate
Millgate supply goods, services and solutions across public and private sectors, including retail, distribution, healthcare, education, transport, and many more. You can find more information about the company on their website.
Some optional trips may be offered at a minimal cost to the student (with payment options available).