next generation

What Next?


Apprenticeships, vocational courses or university could all help you get the skills and qualifications you need for a career in electronic and software technologies.


If you would like to start your career immediately and learn while you earn, then maybe an apprenticeship is for you. Take a look at the Careers Wales website to find out more about apprenticeships in Wales, including the current vacancies.


Colleges in Wales offer A levels and other qualifications in technology related subjects, as well as apprenticeships. Take a look at the Colleges Wales website to see what’s on offer where you live. 


Universities in Wales offer great facilities and teaching to help you get a great degree in technology related subjects. Take a look at their websites for further details.

Aberystwyth University
Aberystwyth University Department of Computer Science

Bangor University
Bangor University School of Computer Science
Bangor University School of Electronic Engineering

Cardiff Metropolitan University
Cardiff School of Management (including computing)

Cardiff University
Cardiff University School of Computer Science and Informatics
Cardiff University School of Engineering

Swansea University
Swansea University Department of Computer Science
Swansea University College of Engineering

University of South Wales
University of South Wales Computing
University of South Wales Electric and Electronic Engineering

University of Wales Trinity St. David
School of Applied Computing
Swansea School of Digital Media
School of Logistics and Manufacturing Engineering

It is also important to get the right advice. You can talk to Careers Wales, your teachers, friends and parents. There might even be someone you know who works in electronics or software technologies – make sure you pick their brains!