Name: Jamie Smedley
Course Studied: Cambridge Technical Level 3 Extended Diploma in IT – Digital Technician (aka Cyber Security)
Grade: D* D* D*
Previous School (education)? Greenfield Community College
What do you enjoy about your course? I enjoyed the course as a whole, especially when we carried out various practical work in the CITA lab.
What attracted you to Darlington College? The course offered everything I need and more for the next step on my career ladder.
What are you career aspirations? My main aspiration is to become a data center manager at the likes of Google or Microsoft.
What is the next step in your education or work? Education – Studying Cyber Security and Networks at Teesside University. Work/Apprenticeship – Currently in the process of being accepted on a BT Network Apprenticeship
How will this course prepare you for your next step? This course has prepared me for the next stage in my working life I feel fully equipped to handle event scenario I may face thanks to the excellent teaching staff at Darlington College
What would be your advice to prospective new students? Put in the extra mile, it’s worth it. No one is going to do it for you.
Write a pen picture / profile of yourself? I have always been interested in computer networking and cyber security, the Level 3 Cyber Security course at Darlington College has given me everything I need to continue on my career path.