• Access to NC Computing

  • SCQF Level

    Level 5

  • Attendance / Duration

    18 weeks

  • Start Date

    From 15 Jan 2018

  • Campus Availability




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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:

  • Digital Media Editing
  • Computer Hardware
  • Digital Media: Audio Editing
  • Digital Media: Video Editing
  • Problem Solving.
  • 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:

      NC Computing 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

15 Jan 2018



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