SCQF Level 5


1 year (typically 3 days a week in College)


29 Aug 2022


  • Computing


  • Fraserburgh Campus

Why take this course?

This course can start your career in the computing sector. If you have worked with applications, built a website, posted to social media and want to find out what career path this can open up for you, then this course may be for you.

Designed to develop your knowledge of contemporary applications currently in use in computing and digital media, and offers the opportunity to explore a range of computing disciplines such as interactive media/web development, software development, teamwork and games development. (Please note: Games development at Aberdeen City Campus only)

What you will experience

  • Web design fundamentals and development
  • Computer hardware and systems
  • Applications development (Aberdeen City Campus)
  • Software development (Fraserburgh Campus)
  • Modern-day advancements in mobile technology and personal computer applications
  • Complete a computing project
  • A National Progression Award (NPA) in Digital Literacy
  • NPA Games Development at Level 5 and Still Images Editing at Level 5 (Aberdeen City Campus)
  • NPA in Cyber Security and NPA Computer Networks at Level 5 (Fraserburgh Campus)