Computing & Games

Access to IT

  • Campuses

    • Paisley
  • Course type

    Full time

  • Level

    SCQF 5

  • Campuses

    • Paisley
  • Course type

    Full time

  • Level

    SCQF 5


What will I learn?

This course is a perfect way to get into a career in computing. You will learn skills and knowledge in a number of areas of computing and the course requires no prior knowledge in computing

Topics covered include:

  • Introduction to Using a PC (including Microsoft Office 365)
  • Introduction to Digital (including Data Security, Information Literacy and Network Literacy)
  • Computer Programming
  • Computer Networking
  • Website Design

What qualifications do I need?

You'll need three level 5 qualifications at grade 3 or above including English and Numeracy. Mature students can apply without formal qualifications.

What can I do after?

After successfully completing this course you'll have enhanced career prospects for roles requiring IT skills.

Or you could develop your skills further by studying another course, such as:

  • NC Computing with Cyber Security
  • NC Computer Games Development
  • HNC Computing (Software)
  • HNC Computing: Networking with Cyber Security)
  • HNC Computer Games Development



Programme Information

Start: August

End: June

Duration: 1 year

Study options

Campus Mode Level
Paisley Full time SCQF 5

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