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Technical Support

Forth Valley College

Venues

Alloa Campus

Content

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.

Content:
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.

Entry Requirements

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.

Progression Routes

HND Computing: Technical Support

Start Date

August

Qualification

NC

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Computing

SCQF Level

6