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Computing (Level 5) (Fast Track)

Ayrshire College

Venues

Ayr Campus, Kilmarnock Campus, Kilwinning Campus

Content

Discover a learning experience designed for your success! Gain practical skills in computer hardware, software, applications, and editing. Acquire essential transferable skills for life, learning, and work. This course is your stepping stone to a future-ready career in the dynamic world of computing.

Content includes:

computer hardware setup, maintenance, and upgrades; software installation and components; applications development, from planning to prototype creation; editing skills in still images, audio, and video; IT skills in word processing, spreadsheets, and web design; basic cyber security awareness and resilience enhancement; and, essential transferable skills for effective communication, numeracy, ICT, teamwork, and problem-solving.

Entry Requirements

4 subjects at National 4 including Maths or Computing Science, or An Introduction to Computing, or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 4. Entry subject to interview.

Progression Routes

Progression on to NC Computing (Level 6) or employment.

Start Date

August

Qualification

NC

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

6 months

Department

Computing

SCQF Level

5

Career Area

Computing and ICT