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Arguably a global capital in finance, London has long-since been earning its reputation as an emerging leader in the digital sphere and a centre for digital innovation and excellence.

Home to more than a third of Europe鈥檚 tech unicorns (that is, billion-dollar tech businesses), the UK鈥檚 capital is no stranger to the start-up work culture either. In fact, London鈥檚 startups are viewed by many as being on the frontline of a new movement in the tech industry and creative coworking spaces are on the rise. Plexal at Here East (formerly part of the 2012 Olympic Games Park) has been transformed into a hub for creatives in the tech industry, and coworking spaces can now be found across the city 鈥 from Croydon鈥檚 Tech City to Brick Lane鈥檚 Second Home.

With over 300,000 tech jobs in London, over 7,500 start-ups and some of the world鈥檚 major tech companies set to create even more digital jobs in the UK, there鈥檚 no time like the present to brush up on your computer skills in London.

Why study computing in London?

There鈥檚 no denying that we鈥檙e living in a digital age: even the most reluctant adopters are coming around to the benefits of technology in our professional and personal lives. Across the capital employers are seeking a computer-literate and tech-savvy individual to join their teams, no matter the sector.

For certain roles, a degree in computer sciences (or a related subject) is essential to finding a post:

  • Applications developer 鈥 developing software using code (computer language).
  • Games developer 鈥 creating and producing games, including programming, story development and visuals.
  • Web designer 鈥 designing, creating and coding web pages.
  • Business analyst 鈥 managing and changing plans within businesses.
  • SEO specialist 鈥 identifying and deploying marketing strategies to develop a company鈥檚 online presence.
  • Software engineer 鈥 creating and maintaining computer systems by programming, writing code and making recommendations for improvement.

It鈥檚 not only the inhabitants of Plexal, the Biscuit Factory or Second Home who are seeking digitally minded employees. If you鈥檙e a budding digital copywriter, IT trainer, nanotechnologist, network engineer, social media manager, sound designer, supply chain manager, technical author or web content manager, you could really benefit from learning a thing or two about computers.

In fact, even if your role doesn鈥檛 revolve around computers, an understanding of how they work will still help you to stand out from the crowd. Tech-smart individuals tend to display the kind of transferable skills that employers just can鈥檛 get enough of: a methodical, meticulous and creative approach to problem-solving or the ability to break mammoth tasks into palatable chunks, analysing potential outcomes before taking any action. Studying computing also equips individuals with strong commercial awareness and you鈥檒l find that you become more adaptable 鈥 especially when it comes to new technologies.

Not to mention, studying computing is fun! Exploring the world of computers involves combining your creativity with your technical know-how; you make something out of nothing and that can be incredibly rewarding, like one big puzzle. It鈥檚 also much more sociable than you鈥檇 expect, although not always in the conventional way… We鈥檙e always exploring new possibilities for what we can do with computers, often breakthroughs are made collaboratively with individuals the world over making contributions to the development of a concept.

Most of us have busy schedules that make the idea of taking up new studies feel daunting, but learning computer skills doesn鈥檛 have to be time-consuming. Thanks to technology there鈥檚 a tonne of opensource learning resources available online for you to take advantage of without paying a penny. Whether you want to learn more about coding, SEO, data analysis or a specific computer programme, there are sure to be some resources out there to point you in the right direction.

Learn computing online from the comfort of your home

If you have a busy schedule, learning computing skills online from the comfort of your home might feel like the best option. Thanks to a national growing hunger for knowledge about computers, there are loads of resources for you to learn from whether you prefer to watch instructional videos or to complete a series of structured lessons. Websites like W3schools make an excellent basis for your research (think of it as an encyclopaedia of coding), but structured courses from organisations and institutions such as FutureLearn and MIT Open CourseWare might be more suitable if you鈥檙e looking for a sustainable progression path.

Free online courses are a great starting point, but you鈥檙e limited by subjects and more niche areas or in-depth expertise is not always available. Pay-for courses (like those on CodeAcademy) are a great alternative. Fairly inexpensive, they give you more scope to choose your area of study and enable independent learning.

Studying computing online is ideal if you want to work at your own pace, at a time and regularity that suits you and from the comfort of your own home. However, there are limited opportunities for feedback in this learning style, you must be careful of checking your sources for information and you鈥檒l need to find out the answers to any question by yourself. If you enjoy independent learning, online courses might well be for you. If not, why not try learning computing skills with a teacher or tutor?

Learning computing skills with a tutor

If you don鈥檛 know your mouse from your keyboard, let alone your html from you CSS, studying computing in a group class will give you the support you need to develop your skills. If you鈥檙e already at an advanced level in computing and want to explore new areas with your peers, a group computing class will provide you with the stimulus and social environment that you need! Either way there are many options for learning computing skills in London.

Westminster Adult Education Service offers Computing and ICT courses for beginners, teaching computer users the fundamentals such as how to use a mouse and keyboard, Microsoft Word, etc. 鈥 before moving onto spreadsheets, surfing the web and sending emails. These courses are aimed at complete newcomers to the computer world and are available in many Adult Learning institutions across London.

If you want to take your computer skills further, City University of London offers range of 10-week courses in Computer Science and Design to help you work towards your digital career goals, including:

  • Microsoft Access, Excel and VBA,
  • .NET Programming,
  • Information Security and Risk,
  • Engineering and Architectural Design,
  • Graphic Design,
  • Web Development,
  • Java,
  • Data Analysis and Data Management,
  • Python,
  • Programming in C+ and C++ and Financial Engineering,
  • Operating Systems,
  • Mobile App Development.

These courses are designed to be practical and commercially relevant, ideal if you want to go into the tech industry. Sessions are tutor-led and you鈥檒l have opportunities for guided practice and detailed constructive feedback throughout the course. Similar courses are available across London in institutions such as CityLit, UAL and West London College.

If you鈥檙e looking for completely personalised education in computer studies that fits into your schedule, why not consider studying computing with a private tutor?

Study computing with a private tutor

Private tuition is one of the most efficient and effective methods of learning, offering a level of personalisation to your studies that you just can鈥檛 get from group sessions or online resources.

Your tutor will work with you on a one-to-one basis, which means that the lessons can move at your pace and according to your learning goals. If you鈥檙e struggling with the concept of a FlexBox in CSS, your tutor can take the time to help you understand it and even set you targeted practice exercises to hone your skills. If your goal is to build a website for your business, your computing tutor could help you with the process. You鈥檙e in control of what you learn, and what could be more empowering than that?

Life in the capital is busy! Private tuition can fit into your schedule so that learning a new skill doesn鈥檛 feel like a chore. Learn to code from the comfort of your home or in your tutor鈥檚 workplace for a change of scenery. If you don鈥檛 have time to meet your tutor in person, you could conduct lessons online instead. However you want to learn computing, private tuition can fit into that vision.

Finally, in individual tuition sessions your tutor has time to track your learning, discuss your progress with you and give you constructive feedback for improvement. This can be incredibly motivating, making your studies more sustainable, enjoyable and productive.

How to find a private tutor

If you are keen to learn computing, you鈥檙e probably already aware of how incredible a resource the internet is. That said, it can be a bit of a maze too! Tap 鈥榗omputing tutor in London鈥 into a search engine and you鈥檒l end up with myriad results but few clues to which ones are credible!

This is where Superprof comes in. We have a pool of over 150 computing tutors operating in London with all kinds of professional backgrounds 鈥 from postgraduate students to tech-industry veterans. Our tutors set their rates based on their experience, the ability taught, subject demand and location, so there are prices to suit every budget.

Browse our tutors鈥 profiles, read through their methodologies, experience and qualifications or compare their recommendations from other learners, then drop them a message to organise your first session: most of our tutors offer a free taster lesson to help you get the feel for their teaching style.

Could you take the internet by storm with your new website concept or design an app that becomes essential to everyone鈥檚 phones? There鈥檚 only one way to find out!

FAQ's

馃挵 What is the rate of IT classes in London?

In London, the average rate of IT courses聽is 拢21.

 

Tutoring rates for computing lessons will vary depending on:

  • The experience of your computing tutor
  • Where your lessons will be held (online or an outside location)
  • The number of lessons and the duration of each lesson
  • The objective of your classes

97% of Superprof instructors offer the 1st hour of the lesson free.

 

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馃懆馃徏鈥嶁殩锔 How many private teachers are available in London to give private computing courses?

In London and the surrounding areas, 522 private IT tutors are available to teach lessons

 

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馃捇 Is it possible to take IT lessons online?

On Superprof, you can learn IT online with a private tutor. Whether you need help revising for your GCSEs, are struggling with coursework or would just like to work on your IT skills, our tutors can help you.

 

Many of our teachers also offer private online tuition. Around 80% of the private tutors on Superprof give IT classes via webcam and most of them offer their first lessons free!

 

To find the available online classes, just enter your subject criteria into the search engine and select the webcam filter to see the available teachers who are currently offering online courses in your desired subject.

 

Online courses via webcam offer you more benefits. You can plan your classes to fit around your schedule and online lessons are often less expensive as the teacher does not need to travel.

 

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鉁掞笍 What is the average score attributed by students to computing teachers in London?

From a sample of 89 ratings, pupils scored their IT tutors an average of 4.9 out of five.

 

A customer relationship manager from the Superprof team will be on hand to find a solution (via phone or mail from Monday - Friday) if you have any queries about your course.

 

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馃帗 Why should you take computing lessons in London?

Computing is one of the toughest subjects in high school. Many students struggle with computing throughout the school year, whether at primary level, secondary or higher. This is why additional IT support is so highly sought after.

 

With the help of a computing tutor many students are able to excel in this subject.

 

Sign up for IT courses to learn more about the different computing concepts with a competent teacher.

 

Whether you want to take private lessons from the comfort of your home or at an outside location, choose your tutor and book your IT classes today.

 

A messaging service allows you to exchange with your tutor to organise your IT lessons whether you want to learn from the comfort of your home or at an outside location

 

Make use of our search engine to find your IT teacher from among 522 tutors in London.

 

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