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Step Into Computing Science (JAN)

  • Start date:   January 2024
  • Level of Qualification:   SCQF Level 5
  • Course Type:   Short Full-time

Step Into Computing Science (JAN)

Please be aware that this course is full and closed to applications.

This course is suited to those thinking about a career in computing science. It is an ideal course for school leavers to develop skills such as software design and development and cyber security. It includes classroom and practical-based activities and supports students on to further study or employment. 

Start date – 22 January 2024 

End date – 14 June 2024

SCQF Level - 5

Days: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

Time: 9am - 4pm

  • What the course includes

    You will develop skills and knowledge in the computer science discipline, including practical skills in the computing labs covering programming and cyber resilience strategies.

Why choose this course?

This course can help you progress into further study, an apprenticeship or employment within the technology industry. You will be taught by experts in the industry who specialise in a range of fields, meaning you can learn the skills needed for whatever computing route you choose to go down.

What are the entry requirements?

  • National 4 mathematics, English and a technical/science subject 
  • Interest in computing and willingness to learn 

If English is not your first language, ESOL Level 5 is an entry requirement for this course. 

  • Where will it lead?

    Further study into NQ Computing Level 6.

What are the interview arrangements?

The interview involves a practical skills test and a group interview. You will need to bring copies of your previous qualifications on the day. 

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