Building on the skill set of the HNC, Year 2 provides opportunities to extend these skills and focus more in-depth on specialist areas of hardware and software support issues.
Studying the Microsoft Windows client/server and Linux operating systems within virtualised environment provides hands on experience and learning. This course also provide opportunity to achieving professional qualifications from CompTIA, Oracle, Cisco and Microsoft.
Mandatory units are:
Network Server Operating Systems; Network Technology and Data Communications; Providing Technical Support to Users; Open Source Operating Systems: Introduction to Command Line Administration; Computing: Technical Support: Graded Unit 2 (Project).
HNC Computing. Interview.
Year 3 of degree courses at selected Scottish Universities. Employment in computer support/IT technician.