Computing and IT | Courses for 16-19 year olds | Brighton MET

Study Computing and IT at Brighton MET

The technology industry is growing rapidly and there are excellent options for career development within the sector. If you want to become an IT systems support professional our IT and computing courses will help you start your career or progress to university.

You will be taught a range of essential topics including: the principles of computer science, the fundamentals of computer systems, systems security and encryption, business applications, human-computer interaction and managing and supporting systems.

Our courses are taught by tutors with hands-on industry experience, so as well as gaining the knowledge and qualifications needed to be an IT practitioner, you’ll also be acquiring skills that are directly relevant to the workplace.


Why choose Brighton MET?

At Brighton MET we offer a variety of full-time courses for 16-19 year olds across two campuses. We teach technical and professional skills and provide practical industry-focused experience. This is a great way to study and equips you with the key skills needed to progress into employment or to go on to study at University.

Available courses

  • Brighton
    Get Started | Business, Travel & Computing | Level 1
    Get Started | Business, Travel & Computing | Level 1

    This course is an introduction to the business, travel and tourism sectors. You will learn how to research a topic, how to apply for jobs and customer service skills.

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
    • Qualification: LASER Introductory Certificate for Learning, Employability and Progression Level 1
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  • Brighton
    Computing and Digital Technologies | OCR Diploma in IT | Level 2
    Computing and Digital Technologies | OCR Diploma in IT | Level 2

    Designed with industry experts, we deliver the latest knowledge in computer hardware, technology systems, games development and customising software.

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
    • Qualification: OCR Level 2 Diploma in IT
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  • Brighton
    Creative Media | UAL Diploma in Games Design, Animation and E-Sports | Level 2
    Creative Media | UAL Diploma in Games Design, Animation and E-Sports | Level 2

    Our games design course is the perfect start to launch a career in the games industry or to enable you to progress to further study at university.

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
    • Qualification: UAL Diploma in Creative Media Production & Technology Level 2
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  • Brighton
    Business | OCR Cambridge Extended Certificate in Business | Level 3
    Business | OCR Cambridge Extended Certificate in Business | Level 3

    Over the course you will develop a range of practical skills and theoretical knowledge in the areas of enterprise, finance, marketing and team building in business.

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
    • Qualification: OCR Level 3 Extended Certificate/Extended Diploma
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  • Brighton
    Computing and Digital Technologies | OCR Cambridge Technicals | Level 3
    Computing and Digital Technologies | OCR Cambridge Technicals | Level 3

    This course provides you with the high-level knowledge and experience to continue studying or begin a career in the computing industry.

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
    • Qualification: OCR Cambridge Technicals Introductory Diploma/Extended Diploma in IT
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  • Brighton
    Computing and Digital Technologies | OCR Cambridge Technicals | Level 3
    Computing and Digital Technologies | OCR Cambridge Technicals | Level 3

    This course provides you with the high-level knowledge and experience to continue studying or begin a career in the computing industry.

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
    • Qualification: OCR Cambridge Technicals Introductory Diploma/Extended Diploma in IT
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  • Brighton
    Games, Animation and Special Effects | UAL Diploma in Creative Media Production and Technology | Level 3
    Games, Animation and Special Effects | UAL Diploma in Creative Media Production and Technology | Level 3

    Our games design course is the perfect start to launch a career in the games industry or to enable you to progress to further study at university.

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
    • Qualification: UAL Diploma in Creative Media Production & Technology Level 3
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  • Brighton
    T Level | Computing & Digital Technologies | City & Guilds T Level in Digital Business Services | Level 3
    T Level | Computing & Digital Technologies | City & Guilds T Level in Digital Business Services | Level 3

    This two year T Level in Digital Business Services has been designed with employers to teach you core content knowledge and skills related to digital environments, specifically in areas such as IT solutions or data analysis, allowing you to progress...

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
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  • Worthing
    T Level | Computing & Digital Technologies | City & Guilds T Level in Digital Support Services | Level 3
    T Level | Computing & Digital Technologies | City & Guilds T Level in Digital Support Services | Level 3

    This two year T level in Digital Support Services has been designed with employers to teach you core content knowledge and skills related to digital environments and support services.

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
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  • Brighton
    T Level | Computing & Digital Technologies | City & Guilds T Level in Digital Support Services | Level 3
    T Level | Computing & Digital Technologies | City & Guilds T Level in Digital Support Services | Level 3

    This two year T level in Digital Support Services has been designed with employers to teach you core content knowledge and skills related to digital environments and support services.

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
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