Computing - Introduction to: NQ (Level 4)

Qualification Qualifications Explained
Study Mode
Full Time

1 Academic Year - 2.5 Days p/w

Start date
Aug 2024
East End
Applications open January 2024

Course overview

Are you interested in Coding and Robotics? Now is the perfect time for learning the skills for a possible career in this area. The Introduction to Computing allows you to gain skills and confidence in building and programming a robot. The course is an ideal first step into Computing; introducing you to the essential skills required for employment and/or further study. The course will also equip you with the skills to repair and refurbish computers.

Our National Qualification (NQ) in Computing can do just that

The course is an ideal opportunity to experience an introduction into Computer Games Development

Computing is at the heart of everything we do and offers many types of lucrative careers.

What you will learn

Course units include:

  • Robotics
  • Software Development
  • Multimedia
  • Computer hardware
  • Computer software
  • Refurbishing and Recycling Computers
  • Study Skills
  • Employment Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Working in a project team

This course is a good entry level into Computing and develops the skills to have the potential to progress to further study in the computing sector.

The course also includes a National Progression Award (NPA) in Computer Refurbishment

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for the course, however an interest in computing and further study is beneficial.

For applicants were English is not their first language a National 5 ESOL (or equivalent) is required.

Applicants without formal qualifications, but who have relevant work experience, are encouraged to apply.

Future prospects

Successful completion allows progression to our NQ Computing level 5

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