Watt's the Way to Net Best Training; as the Popularity of Careers in IT Rises, James Watt College Are Meeting Demand with a Diverse Range of Courses, Writes KAREN STEWART
Byline: KAREN STEWART
SCOTLAND is leading the way in the computer and IT industry, offering more specialist career opportunities than ever before.
In the last few years the number of people entering this sector has risen dramatically.
And nowhere are there more training opportunities for this career path than at James Watt College of Further and Higher Education.
One student who has already benefited from the college's vast experience is Craig Wilson.
Gaining a Multimedia HND in Web Development from James Watt, Craig, 20, is now working for Britain's leading search engine optimisation company Search Latitude, as well as running his own web development business.
Craig said: "I've always had a keen interest in the internet and building websites and knew that the James Watt course would be ideal for me.
"I was at college for two years studying first for the HNC, before progressing on to the second year of the HND. When I left college I wasn't sure how long it would take to find a job, so I set up my own web development company Quantum Designs. Then just six months later I found the right job.
"The Web Development course is perfect if you want to work on websites. …