• NC Computing (Level 5)

  • SCQF Level

    Level 5

  • Attendance/Duration

    Full-time, one year

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Four National 4 passes (including Computing Science or Mathematics) or NQ qualification at Level 4 in a computing related area.

Students without any formal qualifications, but with life experience and a demonstrable interest in the subject area will also be considered for entry.

A place on this course is subject to an interview process.

What's Involved

You will learn about the main areas of digital media. Subjects may include:

  • Software Development
  • Computing: Office and Personal Productivity Applications
  • Audio and Video
  • Games Programming
  • Computer Hardware
  • Web Design

A variety of assessment methods are used throughout the year.

Computing skills have been identified by the Scottish Executive and key industry bodies as being vital to the future of the Scottish economy. There is estimated to be a shortfall of circa 100000 jobs in this sector in the next 5 years in the UK and very competitive starting salaries are on offer. This course is an excellent starting point for those who want to explore a career in computing

Go Anywhere

If you successfully complete this course, here are some of the courses you can move on to:

Computing with Digital Media level 6.

There is also the possibility of entry level jobs in:

  • desktop support
  • network administration
  • server administration
  • roles in the software and general ICT sectors.

Start Date

28 Aug 2017

Campus

Ayr

Full

Start Date

28 Aug 2017

Campus

Kilmarnock

Full

Start Date

28 Aug 2017

Campus

Kilwinning

Full