Computing and IT (Level 5)

New College Lanarkshire


Motherwell Campus, Cumbernauld Campus, Coatbridge Campus


This course helps to develop computer skills already gained or as an excellent starting point if you already hold a good selection of Standard Grades or National 4 passes. You will also develop personal and employability skills to better prepare you for either a higher education course or employment opportunities in Computing and IT. You will be provided with the necessary tools needed for the hardware and networking aspects of your course. The course includes mostly classroom-based practical individual and group activities, with a requirement of written work for some of the units.

Entry Requirements

4 subjects at National 4 including English and Maths. Entry subject to interview.

Progression Routes

NQ Level 6 courses or to a range of HNC programmes within the Department

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year



SCQF Level


Career Area

Computing and ICT

Career Sectors

Computer Skills

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