Computing: Networking

Fife College


Kirkcaldy (St Brycedale) Campus


This course offers you the opportunity to develop skills in Cloud Computing and Networking Technologies. There is an emphasis on Computer Networking, Network infrastructure and the development of technical skills on both Windows and Linux server platforms including routing concepts, troubleshooting computer problems and client operating systems.

You will have access to our specialist digital classrooms and CISCO networking labs and as such the course is intended to prepare learners for employment in the fields of networking, technical support and cyber security. You will also have the opportunity to study towards the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) qualification which is highly sought after by employers.

Topics Include:
Troubleshoot Computer Problems; Computer Systems Fundamentals; Networking Technology; PC Hardware and Operating System Essentials; PC Hardware and Operating System Support; Team Working in Computing; Cloud Computing; Network Concepts; Professionalism and Ethics in Computing; Graded Unit 1; Professional Career Development in the IT industry.

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




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Digital, Computing and Cyber

SCQF Level