Computing (NC - SCQF Level 6)
19 Aug 2024
13 Jun 2025
Upon successful completion, candidates will achieve the following awards;
- NC Computing at SCQF Level 6 including;
- NPA Software Development SCQF Level 6
- NPA in Cyber Security at SCQF Level 6
The course is full-time, delivered on campus over three days, for 36 weeks. There will be some hybrid learning opportunities and this will be flexible throughout the delivery.
Applications should have 3 relevant National 5 qualifications or equivalent, or be progressing from a similar college course at SCQF Level 5.Applicants with no formal qualifications will be considered on an individual basis and their applications or enquiries are encouraged.Previous experience with Programming, Computer Systems, and/or Networking is not essential but would be advantageous.
On successful completion of the course, students may progress to some of the pathways outlined below.
Further or Higher Education Opportunities
- HNC Cyber Security at Borders College
- HNC/D Computing: Software Development at Borders College
- Game design/development
- Network engineer
- IT Technician
- Junior website developer
Application and Interview Process
Applications will be reviewed by the curriculum team and candidates will be invited to interview to follow up on the information contained within to confirm suitability. A full, detailed personal statement is important at this stage. Candidates are provided with the opportunity to ask further questions about the course and college support services at the interviews.
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