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Pathways

Pathways are made up of courses focused on future careers or further education opportunities

Career Prospects

This pathway could lead to many career opportunities

Example

Programmers and software development professionals

Annual pay
£44,720

Annual pay is per year, based on full-time employment and on the South East region.

Across the UK the workforce is projected to expand by 31% over the period to 2027, adding 74,087 jobs. In the same period, 50% of the workforce is projected to retire, creating 118,877 job openings.

Role description

Programmers and software development professionals design, develop, test, implement and maintain software systems in order to meet the specifications and business objectives of the information system; they also design and develop specialist software e.g. for computer games.

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What's next?

Step 1 Apply

Once you apply, you will have an interview to discuss your chosen pathway

Step 2 Interview

At your interview, the tutor will discuss the entry requirements for each level and course. This is also your opportunity to make sure that this pathway meets your goals and ambitions.

Guidance on Interviews

Once you have submitted an application we will contact you with the a range of options for conducting your interviews remotely, such as telephone or Skype, or organising interviews once the College reopens and social distancing is relaxed.

Courses at Folkestone College

If you know exactly which course and level you need to apply for, or want more information, please select from the options below:

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Shorncliffe Road
Folkestone, Kent
CT20 2TZ

Telephone:
01303 858216