Access to IT

West College Scotland


Paisley Campus


This course is a perfect way to get into a career in computing You will learn skills and knowledge in a number of areas of computing and the course requires no prior knowledge in computing

Topics covered include:
Introduction to Using a PC (including Microsoft Office 365); Introduction to Digital (including Data Security, Information Literacy and Network Literacy); Computer Programming; Computer Networking; Website Design.

Entry Requirements

3 subjects at National 5 including English and Maths. Mature students can apply without formal qualifications.

Progression Routes

Relevant HNC or NC

Start Date

August, January



Study Method

Full time

Course Length

18 weeks


Computing and Games

SCQF Level


Career Area

Computing and ICT

Career Sectors

Computer Skills

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