Career Guidance Workshop
Are you unsure of your career journey options? Do you need some advice on what your next step could look like? If so, this is the workshop for you!
Technology is constantly changing the way we live and IT professionals such as programmers, security specialists, and administrators are in high demand.Wintec’s range of IT programmes:
"At The Instillery, we have always been proud to be a 'people first' business. This is reflected by how we work closely with our customers to truly understand their business drivers and create positive outcomes using technology.
How we achieve this starts with our people. We have employed 5 permanent staff from Wintec in the past year and can confidently say that they have transitioned into the “real world” of business very well. They have gained an understanding of our customers’ needs, and work with them to solve problems which has seen us receive positive feedback directly related to the actions of these individuals on a number of occasions.
In our view, Wintec are doing a great job equipping students to enter the world of IT as they not only understand the theory, but also the application of their knowledge and the soft skills required in any customer focused work environment."
- Richard Jenkins, General Manager Sales, The Instillery
Programmers write, test, develop, and maintain computer software programmes. The job could include everything from discussing requirements with a client, working out the design specifications, planning how the programs fit together and then writing the programs to identify faults, to maintaining and upgrading programs.
Systems administrators are the one who looks after an organisation’s computer hardware, computer software, networks and operating systems. Your day could see you installing new hardware and software, setting up computer networks and operating systems, researching and implementing new technology or training people to use the computer system.
Systems technician assemble, install, maintain and repair computer hardware and software. The ability to identify and solve problems would be invaluable in any organisation.
Software architects are responsible for ensuring an organisation’s software enhances their overall business. The role is to analyse software and design, and oversee the development of any new software system. A software architect's day could include assessing software applications, creating architectural plans outlining the structure of new software applications, building prototypes, testing and reviewing software… and then fixing any problems.
Systems analysts or business analysts research the systems and procedures an organisation uses and then decides what computer applications could improve their business efficiency.
Website developers design, produce and often maintains websites. A day could include meeting with a client to discuss their website requirements and objectives, liaising with writers, designers and system administrators to develop workable content and visual elements, and working out structure and a technical plan. Integrating the technical, visual and content aspects to produce a finished product.
Computer systems network engineers assemble, install, maintain and repair computer hardware, software and related equipment. Their day could include planning and implementing networks, identifying and solving computer problems, updating and repairing equipment, running test programs, and keeping detailed records of software and equipment.
Information Technology is a dynamic, ever changing world and the speed of change is rapid. Businesses today are looking for more than just a qualification; they want graduates that can use information and communication technology to assess pros and cons and determine the right approach.
This is what makes the Centre for Information Technology different. Not only will you gain a highly relevant qualification, you will gain skills that will take you into the future.
The Wintec Prospectus (otherwise known as a course guide) outlines everything you need to know about Wintec. It contains information about the Wintec campuses, student life, and the programmes that are on offer.
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