Computing: NQ (Level 5)

Qualification Qualifications Explained
Study Mode
Full Time

1 Year - 2.5 Days per week

Start date
Aug 2024
East End
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Course overview

This course will enable you to learn and develop your skills in Computing, across a range of topics including, Software Development, Robotics, Web Design and Networking.

The course introduces a range of knowledge and practical based skills related to the computing industry.

What you will learn

Course units will include:

  • Robotics
  • Games Design and Development
  • Networking
  • Web Design and Development
  • Web Apps: Word Processing
  • Web Apps: Presentations
  • Web App: Spreadsheets
  • Social Media Literacy

This course includes the following National Progression Awards (NPAs)

  • PC Passport
  • Web Design
  • Computer Games Development

Entry requirements

You will be invited to take part in a short aptitude event to determine the right level of entry.

For this course, if English is not your first language

  • you need to have SQA ESOL National 5 (or equivalent)
  • If you do not have a formal ESOL qualification but your language skills meet this level, you should apply for your course and then contact our Admissions team to organise an internal language assessment ┬áhere at the College.

Future prospects

This qualification may allow you to progress to our NQ Computing level 6.

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