Computing Fundamentals (Level 5)

Glasgow Clyde College


Anniesland Campus, Cardonald Campus, Langside Campus


The NQ Computing Fundamentals Level 5 course provides you with an introduction to a broad range of areas in Computing. You will gain knowledge and skills on new and upcoming tools and technologies such as software development, web design, cyber security, and networking fundamentals to prepare you for progression into industry or further study.

Whether you are just starting your career or are an IT professional wanting to retrain, learn new IT skills, refresh or enhance your existing IT skills to a standard based on newer and current curriculum, then this is the course for you.

Hardware and Software, Networking, Programming, Web Design and Development, Cyber security.

Entry Requirements

3 subjects at National 4 including English, Computing, Maths or Science. Interview.

Progression Routes

Relevant NC Level 6 course or HNC/D.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year



SCQF Level


Career Area

Computing and ICT

Career Sectors

Computer Skills

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