Introduction to Computing

Ayrshire College


Ayr Campus, Kilmarnock Campus, Kilwinning Campus


This course will introduce you to programming and web design, giving you the skills you need to move on to further study. It also includes two National Progression Awards (NPA) in Games Development and Software Development.

Content includes:

Basic word processing; basic computer programming; software development; designing and developing a website; digital media elements; media assets for computer games; game planning and design; and creating a working computer game and its evaluation.

Entry Requirements

3 subjects at National 4. Entry subject to interview.

Progression Routes

Progression on to other courses at SCQF Level 5.

Start Date

August, January



Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year



SCQF Level


Career Area

Computing and ICT

Career Sectors

Computer Skills

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