Here you can see the post-GCSE options available to young people in Sheffield who wish to pursue computing related studies.

A Levels + Technical Qualifications

UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park

At the University Technical College (UTC), you can study a combination of A Level Computer Science combined with an OCR Cambridge Technical in IT Level 3, which is equivalent to A Level. The idea of mixing A Level Computer Science with an industry-based technical qualification is to allow students to develop professional skills as well academic knowledge. Employers are involved in mentoring students, setting challenges, reviewing work and providing careers advice.

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A Levels

Schools/colleges that offer A Levels in Computer Science

All Saints Catholic High School

Birkdale School

Chapeltown Academy

King Ecgbert

King Edward VII

Meadowhead School

Silverdale School

Tapton School

Wales High School

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Apprenticeships

Providers that offer computing apprenticeships

There are lots of new apprenticeships available in the area of IT and computing – it’s worth exploring alongside looking at sixth form.

Baltic Training offers a range of Level 3 apprenticeships:

  • Infrastructure Technician
  • Unified Communications Technician
  • Software Development Technician
  • Digital Marketer

North Lancs Training Group (NLTG) offers

  • IT Application Specialist
  • Digital Marketer

QA Training offers

  • Infrastructure Technician Level 3

Red Tape Central offers

  • IT apprenticeships at Level 2 (GCSE level)

Skills Made Easy (Sheffield City Council) offers

  • IT apprenticeships at Level 2 (GCSE level) and Level 3 (A Level)

The Sheffield College offers

  • IT apprenticeships at Level 2 and Level 3 including Infrastructure Technician Level 3

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Technical qualifications

Providers that offer technical qualifications

Forge Valley School

High Storrs School

Longley Park College

Meadowhead School

Notre Dame High School

Sheffield Park Academy

The Sheffield College

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