Qualification

Introduction (Broadly comparable to SCQF Level 4)

Duration

1 Year (typically 3 days a week in college)

Starts

24 Aug 2020

Interests

  • Computing

Campus

  • Aberdeen City Campus
  • Fraserburgh Campus

Why take this course?

If you are thinking about a career in computing, this is the perfect place to start and will introduce you to every element of computing, which can launch you into an exciting and ever-evolving career.

Computing has changed rapidly over the last 10 years, websites have become more user friendly and compatible with a range of devices; PC, tablet & smartphones, games have become more complex and the demand for apps is increasing.

The new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) is also here to stay, and has an impact on everything we do digitally, failure to comply carries heavy fines, this means computing skills are in high demand.

What you will experience

  • How computers are built in our dedicated hardware labs
  • How to ensure hardware is working correctly
  • Maintaining PC’s
  • Introduction to software development
  • Opportunity to build your own website using HTML
  • Learn how to create your own app for Android
  • Cyber security