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Computing: Technical Support

Fife College

Venues

Kirkcaldy (St Brycedale) Campus

Content

This course offers you the opportunity to develop your technical skills, including operating systems, hardware, team working, and project management skills. It is suitable for a range of learners wishing to train for a career in technical support and for those who are passionate about building computers and networks with a focus on supporting networked computer systems.

You will develop a comprehensive range of knowledge and practical skills in computer technical support and, in year 2, there is a strong emphasis on security of systems. In addition to SQA certification, there are opportunities to gain industry-recognised vendor certifications through Microsoft, CISCO, VMWARE, and CompTIA.

Entry Requirements

1 relevant Higher plus 4 subjects at National 5; or Foundation Apprenticeship IT Hardware and System Support plus 4 subjects at National 5; or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. Interview.

Progression Routes

BSc Applied Networking Technologies

Start Date

September

Qualification

HND

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

2 years

Department

Computing and Digital Technologies

SCQF Level

8

Website

www.fife.ac.uk

Career Area

Computing and ICT

Career Sectors

Computer Skills

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