• Computing

    NC Computing with Cyber Security

  • SCQF Level

    Level 6

  • Attendance/Duration

    Full-time, one year

  • Start Date

    Aug 2024


Technology is at the heart of everything. Our NC Computing with Cyber Security course is the best place to gain digital skills. Discover web development, software engineering and cyber security.

Entry Requirements

For this course you'll need:

  • a genuine interest in computing
  • four National 5 qualifications (including Computing Science or Maths), or an NQ at Level 5 in a computing-related area
  • an informal chat with us

Don't have formal qualifications? We’ll consider your application if you have life experience.

Course Content

This course includes:

  • develop skills in cyber security, hardware, software, and applications
  • gain insights into servers and animation
  • National Progression Award in Cyber Security included
  • extend your knowledge of computer system functionality and structure
  • learn to install and configure operating systems and additional components
  • look into advanced software development and computer architecture concepts
  • design, create and develop your applications
  • understand the role of servers in supporting users and computer management
  • explore web development, honing skills in HTML, CSS, and web authoring tools
  • 2D animation, mastering drawing, painting and motion techniques
  • enhance your word processing skills and collaborate on documents using web applications

Next Steps and Career Opportunities

On completion of this course you may:

  • move on to HNC Computing, specialising in computing science, cyber security or technical support and networking
  • explore a Modern Apprenticeship in technical support to start your career

Why Choose This Course?

  • Gain expertise in cyber security and web development
  • Gain advanced skills in software development, computer architecture and 2D animation
  • Develop meta skills such as problem solving, critical thinking and collaboration

Places available



Start Date

Aug 2024

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