Qualification

Intermediate (SCQF Level 5)

Duration

1 Year (typically days a week in college)

Starts

24 Aug 2020

Interests

  • Computing

Campus

  • Aberdeen City Campus

Why take this course?

Have you got experience of working with computers? Or a keen interest in working with computers? This course will help support you in developing your knowledge further and introducing you to networking and why this is important for an organisation and an individual.

There is an opportunity to learn about Cyber Security with the embedded National Progression Award in Cyber Security, which will teach you about Operating System vulnerabilities and how a malicious individual will use this to their advantage.

Learn how to keep your data secure using the various methods of cryptography, and we will introduce you to Cyber Forensics where you will trace the attacks back to the source.

You will further develop skills in the area of computing (Hardware, Software and Networking).

What you will experience

  • Introduction to Computer networking
  • Build your own network as part of a networking project
  • How to be professional in a support role
  • How to handle data and process it effectively
  • Take the role of an Ethical hacker
  • Learn about virtualisation in an organisation
  • Understand why cloud technologies are taking over