The IT industry is extremely fast paced and always subject to technological advances. This pace of change means that working in this industry will require a very high level of adaptability and versatility. UHI Perth is supporting this growth by helping students gain the right qualification, skills and expertise to succeed in this ever-changing field.
Courses for school pupils
|Course name||SCQF Level|
|NPA Computer Games Development Level 5/6||5/6|
|NPA Cyber Security||5|
|College Certificate in Emerging Technologies||7|
Digital technologies are a significant driver of innovation in Scotland’s creative industries and are also creating new markets. They account for 4% of Scotland’s workforce (100,000 jobs in total). The tech sector is forecast to be one of the fastest growing sectors in Scotland to 2029, growing 1.5 times faster than the economy overall. Across local, national and international markets the IT industry is constantly evolving and offers a wide range of opportunities to suitably qualified professionals. Many sectors require IT professionals to support their services, for example: finance; retail; local government; manufacturing and more.