Computing: Technical Support

North East Scotland College


Aberdeen City Campus


This course will allow students to study many of the skills that are in demand for many different types of career in an IT Technical Support Role. The course provides a comprehensive range of knowledge and practical skills in providing technical expertise in PC maintenance, networking, installing Microsoft Windows, desktop support, and server support.

In specialist labs learners will have the opportunity to build PCs, study the Microsoft Windows operating systems, and build networks within a virtualised environment providing hands on experience and learning.

HND Computing: Technical Support is expected to lead to employment opportunities at IT Support technician level or our articulation agreements allow entry to third year university Networking and Cyber security courses.

Entry Requirements

2 Highers preferably including Computing Science (Foundation Apprenticeship may be accepted in place of 1 Higher); or relevant Computing course at SCQF Level 6

Progression Routes

Degree level study

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

2 years



SCQF Level


Career Area

Computing and ICT

Career Sectors

Computer Skills

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