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Computing (Software Development) BTEC Diploma

This course is a great opportunity to develop your understanding of software development, providing you with a comprehensive range of skills.

The Computing (Software Development) BTEC Diploma is designed as a progression route from Computing Level 2 as well as for those who are new to computing. You will learn how to use programming development environments to create websites with client and server technologies, and create programs for desktop and mobile platforms.

You will use programming languages such as VB.Net, Java, C#, C++ and Python to produce programs for Windows, Android and Linux.

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“I have really enjoyed my time at the College, and have made some great friends whilst studying here. The tutors are really supportive and it's great that they have industry experience. Learning the fundamentals of programming has been a highlight for me.”Reece Tarrant

Have you considered...

We have courses to suit everyone so if you haven’t found exactly what you’re looking for yet, we recommend you take a look at the following courses. We’ve selected these for you based on your interests.

Level 2Computing Technologies – Systems, Networking and Software Engineering

Level 3Software Development Technician Apprenticeship

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