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Computing - Technical Support with Cyber Security

New College Lanarkshire

Venues

Cumbernauld Campus

Content

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).

Entry Requirements

HNC Computing. Interview.

Progression Routes

Year 3 of degree courses at selected Scottish Universities. Employment in computer support/IT technician.

Start Date

August

Qualification

HND

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

2 years

Department

Computing

SCQF Level

8

Career Area

Computing and ICT

Career Sectors

Computer Skills

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