This course will provide students with the knowledge of computer hardware, networking and operating systems that they need to progress in the technical support area of computing. Successful completion of this course allows students to become eligible for progression onto the HND Computing: Technical Support at Level 7 or the HNC Cyber Security.
Networking Fundamentals; Security Fundamentals; Server Administration Fundamentals; Data Security
Programming; Computer Systems Architecture; Network Management & Security; Management of Projects; Maths for Interactive Computing; Troubleshoot Desktop Operating Systems; Plan and Build a Computer Network; Communication: Academic Skills; Computer Systems Monitoring & Operations; Hardware and Systems.
5 subjects at National 5 including English, Maths and Computing Science or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5. An interview and skills test may form part of the application process.
HND Computing: Technical Support