• Computing

    NC Computing (Level 6)

  • SCQF Level

    Level 6

  • Attendance/Duration

    Full-time, one year

  • Start Date

    Aug 2024


  • Step into the digital era with our NC Computing course. In today's tech-driven world, the demand for ICT and digital skills is growing. Look at various careers such as web development, software engineering, cyber security, and more.

Entry Requirements

  • A genuine interest in computing
  • Four National 5s (including Computing Science or Maths)


  • NQ at Level 5 in a computing-related subject

If you don't have formal qualifications but have life experience, then we'll also consider you for a place, so please do apply.

Course Content

Take the next step in computing with our Level 6 course. Here's what you may explore:

  • develop skills in hardware, software, and applications
  • servers and animation: including a National Progression Award in Software Development
  • computer systems' functional elements: learning to install and configure operating systems
  • develop your understanding of software development, computer architecture, and coding
  • design and create your own applications: master web development with HTML and CSS, and venture into 2D animation
  • gain cyber security basics: identifying vulnerabilities safely and ethically

Next Steps and Career Opportunities

Once you’ve finished the course, you may choose to:

  • move on to HNC Computing with specialisations in Computing Science or Technical Support and networking
  • explore a Modern Apprenticeship in technical support

Why Choose This Course?

Gain hands-on experience in hardware, software, and applications. Develop advanced skills in coding, web development, and cyber security.

Places available



Start Date

Aug 2024

Places available



Start Date

Aug 2024

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