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Access to Computing

Forth Valley College

Venues

Alloa Campus, Falkirk Campus

Content

This course is for anyone who is considering a career in the IT industry. It provides students with a taste of the different specialities within computing, including computer hardware, cyber security and programming. This engaging course will use Raspberry Pi to help candidates develop practical skills and theoretical knowledge. As part of this course, students will have the opportunity to achieve Vendor Certification, which is highly respected by employers.

Content:

NPA Cyber Security; CompTIA IT Fundamentals; National 5 Computing (units only); Computer Hardware; Social Media Literacy; Maths; Communication.

Entry Requirements

National 4 English, Maths and Computing Science. Alternative qualifications and experience will be considered. Interview.

Progression Routes

NC Technical Support or NC Computing with Cyber Security

Start Date

August

Qualification

Other

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Computing

SCQF Level

5

Career Area

Computing and ICT

Career Sectors

Computer Skills

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