An Introduction to Computing

Ayrshire College


Kilmarnock Campus, Kilwinning Campus


Step into the digital future with this Introduction to Computing course. In a world where technology shapes every industry, gaining skills in computing and IT is a smart move. Discover the dynamic realms of web development, software engineering, cybersecurity, and more. The tech sector is booming, and this course is your gateway to becoming a sought-after professional. Dive into a hands-on learning experience that equips you with essential skills for the digital age. You may find yourself in high demand sooner than you think.

Content includes:

gain fundamental skills in programming and web design; learn the ropes of software development
develop essential skills for designing and creating websites; dive into multimedia applications, exploring digital media elements like images, animations, audio, and video files; master the fundamental art of developing computer games, from planning to promotion; and, build transferable Essential Skills for success in life, learning, and work.

Entry Requirements

3 subjects at National 4, preferably including Maths or Computing Science. Entry subject to interview.

Progression Routes

NC Computing at SCQF Level 5 or other relevant level 5 courses.

Start Date

August, January



Study Method

Full time

Course Length

6 months



SCQF Level