Careers in Computing & Construction Open Events For 2017
We are pleased to announce ‘Careers in Computing & Construction’ Open Events for both prospective September 2017 students.
Please note, we very much welcome the attendance of current students who wish to explore careers.
These careers-themed Open Events are a great chance for prospective students to learn about the broad range of exciting opportunities that await them in the Computing & Construction Industries through Bucks UTC! Hear from our big-name sponsors Intel, Cisco and Taylor Wimpey, plus we’ll have a selection from our 30+ employer partners on site with many interactive, hands-on activities! And of course, there will also be opportunities to tour our state-of-the-art facilities, meet staff, students and sponsors, and to learn about our curriculum.
Careers in Computing & Construction Open Evening – Tuesday 31st January 2017, 5-7pm: Please click here for tickets.
Careers in Computing & Construction Open Morning – Saturday 4th February 2017, 10-11.30am: Please click here for tickets.
Our Level 3 BTEC results are among the highest in the country, and Level 2 results are continuously improving. The 2015/16 academic year showed our students achieved:
- 20% above the published national average for specialist, Level-3 subjects;
- Over half our Level 3 students receiving entirely Distinction*/Distinction grades;
- 100% pass rate for Computing & Construction Level-3 subjects, and,
- The number of students with 5 A*-C grade GCSEs rose by 15% from the previous year.
To learn more about our students’ results success, visit our blog.
A Specialist, Employer-Led Education
Our courses provide insight and exposure to the careers available within Computing and Construction. Our world-leading industry sponsors including Taylor Wimpey, Intel and Cisco, help to shape our curriculum and we work with 30+ local companies who help to provide work experience and placement opportunities, along with employer-led projects, site visits and lectures.
Study Computing at Bucks UTC and learn about: Website & App Design, CISCO ESSENTIALS: CISCO CCNA & CCNP, Cyber Security, Digital Graphics, E-Commerce, HCI (Human-Computer Interaction), Microsoft Technical Associate (and higher) Qualifications, Network Design & Maintenance, Software & Hardware Support, Tech Support, Video-Game Design and much more.
Study Construction at Bucks UTC and learn about: Construction Techniques, Civil Engineering, Hands-on Practical Skills, Health & Safety, Heritage Construction, Materials & Applications, Planning & Design, Project Management, Science in Construction, Sustainability, Technology in Construction, Technical Drawing and much more.
Sponsored by World-Industry Leaders
UTCs are a new concept in education, responding to growing demands from the Computing and Construction industries for well-educated, high-calibre employees. We combine the hand and mind to integrate National curriculum requirements with hands-on, employer-led courses.
Bucks UTC offers exciting opportunities for students aged between 14-19. In Years 10 and 11, students can undertake a specialist diploma in a chosen area of interest whilst completing their GCSEs. And in Years 12 and 13 (Sixth Form), learners get the chance to work for a variety of different companies, be it through projects, and/or work experience, whilst having an education that explores all routes of the industry they might wish to progress into.
Our UTC is sponsored by world-industry leaders. Our Computing programme is sponsored by Intel and Cisco, and our Construction programme is sponsored by Taylor Wimpey. This ensures students gain the right skills, motivation and a genuine work-related learning experience to provide them with the best chance of success in securing a career within their respective industries. 30+ local companies also support our programme, providing further learning resources, projects and one-day-a-week placements throughout Sixth-Form studies.
If you’re interested in learning more about our specialist courses, be sure to check out our prospectus.
And if you or your child is interested in joining our Sixth Form, please feel welcome to drop in or contact us and we can talk about your options and the possibility to join us for September 2017. Alternatively, you can apply online and we’ll get back to you to arrange an interview.