• Computing

    An Introduction to Computing

  • SCQF Level

    Comparable to Level 4

  • Attendance/Duration

    Short full-time

  • Start Date

    Aug 2024


Step into the digital future with our Introduction to Computing course. In a world where technology shapes every industry, gaining skills in computing and IT is a smart move. Discover the dynamic realms of web development, software engineering, cybersecurity, and more. The tech sector is booming, and this course is your gateway to becoming a sought-after professional. Dive into a hands-on learning experience that equips you with essential skills for the digital age. You may find yourself in high demand sooner than you think.

Entry Requirements

Ready to embark on your computing journey? We welcome applicants with Three National 4 passes at C grade or above, preferably including Computing, IT or Maths. No formal qualifications? No problem - your life experience matters, and we'll consider it. Simply apply, and let's discuss your potential during an interview. A reference might be requested.

Course Content

Explore the exciting world of computing through a curriculum designed to build your foundational skills. In this course, you may:

  • gain fundamental skills in programming and web design
  • learn the ropes of software development
  • develop essential skills for designing and creating websites
  • dive into multimedia applications, exploring digital media elements like images, animations, audio, and video files
  • master the fundamental art of developing computer games, from planning to promotion
  • build transferable Essential Skills for success in life, learning, and work

Next Steps and Career Opportunities

Upon completing this course, you may have the opportunity to:

  • the main progression route is the January Level 4 course
  • in some cases, progression to NC Computing (Level 5)
  • explore other Level 5 courses, such as NC Business & Admin

Your journey doesn't end here. Discover a world of possibilities, whether it's advancing your academic journey or stepping into the workforce. Gain a competitive edge and set yourself up for success in the tech-driven job market. Ready to take the next step? Apply now or find more information on our website.

Why Choose This Course?

Choosing our Introduction to Computing course means unlocking a world of possibilities. Here's why:

  • gain practical skills in programming, web design, and software development
  • explore the diverse careers within the tech industry
  • develop meta skills like communication, problem-solving, and teamwork
  • acquire transferable skills that make you effective in various contexts
  • step into a future where your skills are in high demand

Places available



Start Date

Aug 2024

Places available



Start Date

Aug 2024

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