HND Computing: Technical Support
This new HND course teaches skills that are in demand in many support roles in the IT industry, including desktop support, systems administration and networking support.
- For direct entry to second year (subject to availability of places) - an HNC with relevant options/a national qualification at SCQF Level 7 in a relevant subject
City Campus North Hanover Street
Your core units include subjects that are relevant in industry, including a basic introduction to software development, troubleshooting computer problems, learning how to work in a team, and understanding the legal issues surrounding the IT industry. You’ll learn how to administer a variety of industry standard operating systems and could go on to take the Vendor Certification exams.
Units taught in the course include learning how to administer local area networks and manage an IT project.
• Career – most companies have a network underpinning their business function so there are opportunities to gain employment supporting a company’s IT infrastructure
• Continuing study – students can move into either 2nd or 3rd year of related BSc(Hons) and BEng(Hons) degree courses at a variety of universities.
Two years, starting in August.
Students who complete their HND may progress to:
- Year 3 of BSc (Hons) Internet Systems Developmentat Glasgow Caledonian University.
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