Computing

Level 4/5, HNC/HND

Duration: 2 years (1 year HNC & 1 year HND)

Location: Benfleet

Days & Times: 3 days per week (Full-Time)

Start Date: September

Fee: £4,700 per year

Course Description

Seevic -he -hnd -computingThe course will develop your understanding and foundations of core computing, programming, systems design and software development.

During the course you will develop your skills and knowledge in areas such as computer networks, server and security management.

The course is modular and the content is designed to be flexible enough to provide you with underpinning knowledge in all subjects.

You will also be given the opportunity to explore a range of areas in more detail.

The course will allow you to develop your awareness of professional standards of conduct and practice; which will provide you with the ability to apply your skills, knowledge and understanding to a variety of computing problems and contexts.

Modules

  • Business Skills for e-Commerce
  • Computer Systems
  • Employability and Professional Development
  • Systems Analysis
  • Website Design
  • Database Design Concepts
  • Procedural Programming
  • Network Technologies.

How Will I Be Taught and Assessed?

Assessment methods include practical assessments, reports and essays, analysis of case studies, oral presentations, seminar papers, project work, Personal Development Portfolio, examinations and unseen class tests. Assessment will involve both individual and group/team-based assignments.

Why Should I Choose Seevic College?

Provides a link to the increasing skill set required for careers in distributed systems, cloud infrastructures, system security and app. development where there is a national skill shortage, particularly in cyber security.

What Could I Do Next?

Completion of this course will enable you to progress into a range of careers, including network support, administration, security and management, programming in a variety of languages, website design or database development.

Specific Entry Requirements

  • BTEC Level 3 Qualification in IT
  • Access to Higher Education Qualification
  • Other relevant Level 3 qualifications
  • Relevant work experience.

Additional Costs

Trips/visits to Cyber Security conferences/ Expos and Cloud Data Centres.

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