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  • Start date:   August 2019
  • Level of Qualification:   SCQF Level 5


This practical course is for school leavers or mature students who want to develop information technology and computing skills to progress to further study in computing or media.

Read about Roland Bosso's West Lothian College experience here

  • What the course includes

    The course includes:

    • Animation fundamentals
    • Software development
    • Interactive multimedia for website development
    • Computing games design
    • Troubleshooting and securing IT systems
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Why choose this course

You will get the chance to complete the National Progression Award (NPA) in website design fundamentals, and to learn directly from employers.

Entry requirements

  • Standard Grade or National 4 English, mathematics and a science subject at general level or
  • Equivalent qualification

We also consider mature candidates with relevant experience.

  • ESOL

    Where it leads

    Education: HNC digital design and website development; HNC computing.

    Employment: trainee computer technician, junior programmer or trainee multimedia developer; work in an office environment, or as a data entry operative, or clerical or secretarial support staff.

Interview arrangements

If we invite you for an interview, plan to be in college for around three hours.

There will be an individual interview with two staff members: we allocate time slots for this on the day.

Please bring evidence of any qualifications, and/or employment references.

Fees, Finance & Funding

There may be help available to assist with your study related costs. Impartial, confidential help and advice on financial matters is available from the Student Funding Team - including Bursaries, Educational Maintenance Allowance (EMA), Student Awards Agency for Scotland, Student Loans Company and student support funds. Click here to find out more

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Take that next step in your career and apply for this course today. If the course is not yet open for applications, register your interest or feel free to ask any questions by clicking make an enquiry.