Training For A Career In Digital Development: What You Need To Know 

From learning new skills, to building the knowledge you need to get set for your future. Wherever your story takes you next, at Hugh Baird College, we can help get you there.

We offer a range of digital development courses that will give you the skills and qualifications to prepare you for your future career. 

1. Working with industry-leading employers

We believe that all our students deserve the highest quality teaching - that is why we work with leading employers to ensure that what you learn is up to date with what the digital industry needs.

Employers that we work with include:

  • Microsoft
  • British Telecoms (BT)
  • Hewlett-Packard (HP)
  • Peel Ports Group
  • Collabco

Our programmes introduce you to your chosen careers and provide a strong base for more advanced development. Through working with these employers, we aim to not only enhance our courses but also your learning.

2. Learn in a practical setting

Computing, information technology and the digital world are all changing at a rapid rate.

This is why our Digital Development department offer study programmes that are practical, work-related and based on realistic employment situations so that you are learning in the same environments that you will be working in when you start your career.

3. Careers you could follow

Studying a digital development course can lead to a number of career opportunities, including;

  • Software Development Technician
  • Assistant Programmer
  • Automated Test Developer
  • Games Designer/Programmer/Developer
  • Level Designer
  • Concept Artist
  • Web Developer
  • IT Service Engineer
  • Network Engineer
  • IT Support Technician
  • Systems Analyst
  • IT Security Coordinator
  • Technical Architect
  • And much more

4. A wide range of options to study

We currently offer a wide range of courses within the construction industry from Level 1 to Level 3. 

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After completing a course with us, you are given many options so you can shape your own future in your own way. You have the option to continue to further study at university, apply for higher/degree apprenticeships or enter straight into employment.

5. Where are they now?

Aaron Jack Howson is now enjoying studying a Games Development degree at Liverpool John Moores University. He studied our Level 3 Interactive Media course. Aaron said:

The thing I liked the best about my time at College was being able to learn how to make video games. This cemented my future goals of wanting to work in the games development industry.

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