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Digital & Technologies Vocational Courses

Gain cutting-edge training to help you stand out from the IT crowd.

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Industry leading courses

The digital technology sector never stops growing and IT professionals are always in high demand; when you study on our computing courses, we will be giving you cutting-edge training to help you stand out from the IT crowd!

Using a wide range of industry-standard hardware and software, you will gain experience on topics such as web and desktop application development, networking, programming and gaming. And our expert lecturers - who have a wealth of experience in the commercial sector - will support you with both your practical and theoretical learnings.

Our brand new South West Institute for Technology (SWIoT) centre will provide you with an exceptional space to study and incorporates the latest specification networking, software, games development and data engineering facilities.

Upon completion of our IT courses, students have gone on to build careers in areas such as software development, IT support, website development and mobile applications. You could also progress on to a degree-level IT course here at Petroc.

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I chose to come to Petroc as it was the best local college in my area to get the qualifications that I required for my future career.


Featured Digital & Technologies courses

Revenue generated by the UK games industry reached £907 million in 2019/2020

£907 million

(Games industry)

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The average annual salary for a Software Developer



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The average salary for an IT Support Specialist



Why Petroc should be your first choice

Petroc offers high quality education and training across North and Mid Devon. We provide outstanding learning, excellent facilities, strong connections to employers and a supportive environment to help you fulfil your education goals and set you on your path to the career of your dreams.

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We offer a supportive and inclusive environment where you can flourish and feel a valued member of the college and wider community. 


Our teaching spaces and facilities are some of the best in the region, providing stimulating and true-to-life learning environments. 


We’ll provide you with the experiences you need to be ready for employment or the next step on your educational journey.