This new entry level course is an exciting and practical introduction to computing and digital media and provides the foundation for those interested in pursuing a career in this exciting and growing industry. It is designed to provide you with a broad experience of computing and digital media knowledge and skills at introductory level and is very hands-on. Successful completion provides the opportunity for further study.

  • Short full-time (from January)
  • Computer systems, hardware and networking
  • Software design and development
  • Digital forensics
  • Website design fundamentals
  • Social media literacy
  • Information literacy
  • Network literacy
  • Information systems design and development
  • Computing with digital media project
  • National 3 Information Technology
  • National 3 Communication
  • National 3 Numeracy
  • Work experience and/or other qualifications will be considered on an individual basis
  • National Certificate: Computing with Digital Media SCQF Level 5

After progression through to HN level:

  • Network engineer
  • IT technician
  • Web developer
  • Software developer
  • Technical support engineer
  • You may be required to take part in an informal conversation as part of the application process. This group/individual conversation may be an information session, a portfolio discussion, or a skills based exercise
  • You will be expected to bring a reference with you
  • In the case of Fife school leavers, the College will request a Transition Form from the school